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Practical Strategies to Address Challenging Behavior

Date Published: October 2016

Children with autism can present with challenging behavior. Problem behavior can significantly interfere with and limit educational and social opportunities, negatively impact family functioning, and if not addressed can limit overall community integration experiences. This talk will provide an overview of the potential reasons why problem behavior exists and practical strategies that parents and teachers can implement to prevent the development of problem behavior. This webinar is 90 minutes long.

Who is Bridget Taylor?

Bridget A. Taylor, Psy.D. is cofounder and executive director of Alpine Learning Group, a school for students with autism that is approved by the New Jersey Department of Education. She is also senior clinical advisor for Rethink, which provides a comprehensive Web-based curriculum, training and data tracking platform for special educators and ABA providers. Dr. Taylor has been specializing in the education and treatment of children with autism for the past 27 years. She is a board-certified behavior analyst and a licensed psychologist.

Dr. Taylor is active in the autism research community and has published numerous research articles and book chapters on effective interventions for autism. She is a national and international presenter and serves in a professional advisory capacity for autism education and treatment programs both locally and abroad.

She holds a Psy.D. in psychology from Rutgers University and received an M.A. in early childhood special education from Columbia University.

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