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Open Jump for Autism - April 22nd!

fsfkblogJoin FirstSteps for Kids, Inc. at Pump It Up - Torrance for a night of Open Jump! We will have a Silent Auction as well as family dinner options. Proceeds from the evening will be donated to Autism Speaks. 

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Seeking Administrative Coordinator to Join Walnut Creek Team!

ashm-nicolecFirstSteps for Kids, Inc. is seeking a bright and dedicated individual to join our Contra Costa Team as the Regional Administrative Coordinator in our Walnut Creek office! We offer a fun, family-like environment with plenty of growth opportunities. This position is responsible for assisting in managing the day to day operations of the Walnut Creek office, including Billings, Operations, and Human Resources.

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FirstSteps Presents the "Fun" at CalABA 32nd Annual Conference

CalABAOn February 28, 2014, several members of the FirstSteps clinical team were pleased to present their findings following a series of recent research studies and treatment evaluations at the annual conference of The California Association for Behavior Analysis (CalABA). In a symposium entitled The Fun Factor! - Including "Fun" as a Social Validity Measure Across All Aspects of Behavior Analytic Service Delivery, a series of three talks explored the relevance of considering what is found to be "fun" by recipients of behavior-change interventions. The talks were followed by an entertaining and thoughtful discussion led by Dr. Scott Cross of the Lovaas Institute.

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March 16th - Social Skills Workshop: Tools to Take Home!

embrace300x225Learning to socialize and play is important for all children, but these skills often need to be specifically taught to children with developmental disorders. FirstSteps Program Director, Taira Lanagan, M.S., BCBA, will offer a complimentary presentation which will offer social skills tips and tools that parents can put to use this upcoming summer. Attendees will receive an overview of ABA teaching tools for children of all ages, including:

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2nd Annual Aut2Run for Autism Society Ventura County

Aut2RunFirstSteps' Ventura County is proud to participate in the 2nd Annual Aut2Run Charity Race for the Autism Society of Ventura County. This will be our second time at this festive event and we hope you will join us!

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