Autism 101 What You Need To Know

Autism 101 Summary


  • Autism 101 with Chantal Sicile-Kira covers ASD diagnosis, applied behavior analysis, social interaction, occupational therapy, organizational skills, practical tips.
  • Autism 101: the Basics – In this webinar, some questions that parents new to autism will  have are answered.
  • Topics covered include:
  • The diagnosis of autism or an autism spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Practical help with behaviors
  • Applied behavior analysis (ABA) and how it is useful
  • Functional behavior analysis (what it is and what it does)
  • Social interaction between children on the spectrum and neuro-typical children
  • Social skills and scripting
  • Educational options and issues
  • Diet
  • Occupational therapy
  • Teaching organizational skills
  • Home therapy services
  • Autism Life Skills book


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Speaker: Chantal Sicile Kira

Chantal Sicile-Kira
Chantal Sicile-Kira

Chantal Sicile-Kira is the national Autism and Adolescent columnist for the You can read her column here :–Adolescence-Examiner

Chantal is also an autism activist, International speaker, and the author of  award-winning books on autism.   Her  books are:

Autism Life Skills
Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum,

and Autism Spectrum Disorders ( Penguin US, Random House UK).

Chantal hosts a radio show on Autism One Radio. For more information

4 replies on “Autism 101 What You Need To Know”

I’m keen to leasrn more on autism – identification as well as intervention strategies towards improving the individual towards normalcy

I am a teacher with students on the autism spectrum in my classroom. I am working on my autism endorsement presently but I am always looking for new perspective, information and strategies.

My son is autistic. I would like to know more about autism. I would appreciate if you keep me posted on it.

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