Empowering People, Launching lives
Inspired by research, driven by practice
Our podcast series provides discussion around a range of topics, all underpinned by the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis. Hear our staff and guest speakers discuss research in the field of ABA, the practice it inspired at BeyondAutism, and the positive impact seen on the lives of children with autism. Our desire is to share best practice, provoke conversation around existing research and consider where we need to focus our efforts in the future. As part of this, we have a particular interest in the valuable role that multidisciplinary team working has in the success of anything we do in special education and beyond.
All of the content on these pages is free to listen to. Much of it is also CEU-accredited, with each applicable podcast providing at least one Type 2 Credit for just £5 per CEU. For more information on how to redeem credits, click to listen to the relevant podcast.
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Andy Swartfigure BCBA (Director of Services) with special guest speaker Ryan O’Donnell BCBA, The Daily BA
In this podcast we examine the complex issue of multi-disciplinary working in the field of ABA, navigating the worldwide issues in this area and how the links between formal BCBA training and practice do not necessarily prepare Behaviour Analysts for the real world of professional interactions.
Andrew Swartfigure BCBA, (Director of Services) talks with special guest speaker Dr Merrill Winston, Vice President and Director of Program Development at Professional Crisis Management Association.
Dr Winston explores the use of prompts, when they are more likely to be needed, but more importantly; how they must be recognised and how they can be faded through appropriate reinforcement.
Andrew Swartfigure BCBA, (Director of Services) talks with special guest speaker Nick Barratt of the Barratt Behaviour Change Consultancy.
Nick speaks about the do’s and dont’s of being a Behaviour Analyst in non-behavioural settings. He gives valuable insight about bringing behaviour analysis into services that may have rejected it in the past. Nick also reflects on wellbeing during this time of increased working from home and the mental health challenges we are all facing.
Andrew Swartfigure BCBA, (Director of Services) talks with special guest speaker Dr Antonio Harrison, Coach Doc
In this podcast we talk to Antonio about how diverse behaviour analysis application can be and how Dr Harrison has made many inspiring applications in sport, coaching and well being.
At one time or another Behaviour Analysts may utter these words. In this engaging podcast Leah Fennema Hall, BCBA (Director: Lux Consulting) speaks to Andy Swartfigure, BCBA (Director of Services, BeyondAutism).
In the episode we discuss the application of Behavioural Science in Organisational Behaviour Management and how to be an OBM practitioner.
Andy Swartfigure BCBA (Director of Services) interviews Liz Burns (ABA Supervisor) and Michelle Frangos (Head of Pastoral)
In this podcast we explore the impact of effective person centred and multi-disciplinary working and how working effectively can mean that children with autism can move to less intensive provisions.
Andy Swartfigure BCBA (Director of Services) interviews Amy Sarrasin (ABA Supervisor) and Tom Bailey (Head of Therapies)
In this podcast we explore the importance of understanding the whole person; how linking assessment and pre-requisite skills to vocational tasks and visual schedules can push the boundaries of expectation for our learners.
Andy Swartfigure BCBA (Director of Services) interviews Jordana Lyons (ABA Supervisor), Taylor Christensen (OT) and Tom Bailey (Head of Therapies)
In this podcast we examine the role of the multidisciplinary team in teaching emotions and self management whilst trying to answer how do we really know that we are teaching the right emotion to a learner at the right time.
Andy Swartfigure BCBA (Director of Services) interviews Bobbie Hasselby (ABA Supervisor) and Tom Bailey (Head of Therapies)
Difficulties around food can develop in children and are more prevalent in children diagnosed with developmental disorders. In this podcast we discuss ways in which we can reduce these difficulties.