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Using a modified zones of regulation curriculum to teach emotional regulation to young adults with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Andrew Swartfigure BCBA, Consultant with BeyondAutism, talks with Jordana Lyons, ABA Supervisor at BeyondAutism, Taylor Christensen, OT at BeyondAutism and Tom Bailey, Head of Therapies at BeyondAutism.

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.

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References discussed

Kopp, C.B. (1982) Antecedents of self-regulation: A developmental perspective. Dev Psychol; 18(2): 199–214

Prizant, B.M., Wetherby, A.M., Rubin, E., Laurent, A.C. & Rydell, P.J. (2006) The SCERTS model: A comprehensive educational approach for children with autism spectrum disorders (Volume 1: Assessment). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

Williams, M.S. & Shellenberger, S. (1994) “How does your engine run?” A leader’s guide to the alert program for self-regulation. Albuquerque, NM: TherapyWorks, Inc.

Zones of Regulation curriculum, L Kuypers, 2011



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