Episode 0002–Autism Talk Radio–Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-Of-Control Behaviors with Dr. Jed Baker
February 24, 2009
At his conferences Dr. Baker will give you the tools to handle challenging behaviors, prevent temper outbursts and increase social skills for all students. He shares ways to motivate both verbal and nonverbal students to willingly engage in social interactions.
He also outlines a comprehensive approach to skills training that includes instruction of students with autism and their peers. Skills include: joint attention, conversation, play, cooperative work, managing frustration, dating, and employment. The use of humor and engaging, fun activities is described and demonstrated throughout his dynamic presentation.
Dr. Baker earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the State University of New York Albany. Author of four noted books, The Social Skills Picture Book, Social Skills Training, Preparing for Life, and his latest release, The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond, he is also director of theSocial Skills Training Project and Social Skills Training for Millburn Schools, as well as an advisory board member for ASPEN (an information network for parents of children with Asperger Syndrome).