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A Crash Course In Neurodiversity-Affirming Goal Writing

Instructor: Rachel Dorsey, MS, CCC-SLP
In this live 2.5 hour training on June 12th 3PM ET, taught by Autistic SLP Rachel Dorsey, you'll learn how to write goals that support the authentic participation and well-being of your autistic clients. Following Rachel's concrete process and true-to-life case studies, you'll walk away confident that you can write truly strengths-based, neurodiversity-affirming goals for every neurodivergent client you encounter. 
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The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism

Instructor: Meg Proctor, MS, OTR/L
Without training in autism-specific interventions, you can feel ineffective and discouraged in your work. In this 9.5 contact hour, self-paced CEU course, I’ll teach you the concrete skills you need to be confident that your work is making the greatest possible impact.
RECORDING

Goal Writing for Autistic Students: A Neurodiversity-Affirming Approach

Instructor: Rachel Dorsey, MS, CCC-SLP
In this course, Autistic SLP Rachel Dorsey teaches you how to set your therapy on the right track with strengths-based goals and a neurodiversity-affirming approach. This comprehensive guide will allow you to tackle goal setting with confidence and enthusiasm so that you can make a greater impact on your autistic students’ lives.
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Authentic AAC: Implementing Communication Systems for Autonomy & Connection

Instructor: Kate McLaughlin, CCC-SLP
In this course, Kate McLaughlin, CCC-SLP gives you the tools you need to support your emergent communicators in a way that fosters their autonomy, self-determination, and connection to those around them. This course is over 10 contact hours and will be registered for AOTA & ASHA CEUs. Course launches on November 30th, but you can preregister now for the lowest prices you’ll ever see!
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A Strengths Based Approach to Autism and Behavior (On-Demand)

Instructor: Meg Proctor, MS, OTR/L
In this on demand version of our popular live training, discover how to interpret behavior and generate interventions using a deep understanding of autism learning styles. You’ll learn a process that helps you create more effective and relevant interventions every time based on autism learning styles.
LIVE TRAINING

A Crash Course In Neurodiversity-Affirming Goal Writing

Instructor: Rachel Dorsey, MS, CCC-SLP
In this live 2.5 hour training on June 12th 3PM ET, taught by Autistic SLP Rachel Dorsey, you'll learn how to write goals that support the authentic participation and well-being of your autistic clients. Following Rachel's concrete process and true-to-life case studies, you'll walk away confident that you can write truly strengths-based, neurodiversity-affirming goals for every neurodivergent client you encounter. 
RECORDING

Therapy Bundle

Instructors: Meg Proctor, Rachel Dorsey, Kate McLaughlin
If you’ve never purchased a 4+ hour course from LPT, it’s time to FILL YOUR TOOL BOX. You can get all 3 of our in-depth courses with one year’s access at a 15% discount! New customers only.  
- The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism
- Authentic AAC
- Goal Writing for Autistic Students
RECORDING

Therapy Bundle

Instructors: Meg Proctor, Rachel Dorsey, Kate McLaughlin
If you’ve never purchased a 4+ hour course from LPT, it’s time to FILL YOUR TOOL BOX. You can get all 3 of our in-depth courses with one year’s access at a 15% discount! New customers only.  
- The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism
- Authentic AAC
- Goal Writing for Autistic Students
LIVE TRAINING

A Crash Course In Neurodiversity-Affirming Goal Writing

Instructor: Rachel Dorsey, MS, CCC-SLP
In this live 2.5 hour training on June 12th 3PM ET, taught by Autistic SLP Rachel Dorsey, you'll learn how to write goals that support the authentic participation and well-being of your autistic clients. Following Rachel's concrete process and true-to-life case studies, you'll walk away confident that you can write truly strengths-based, neurodiversity-affirming goals for every neurodivergent client you encounter. 
RECORDING

A Strengths Based Approach to Autism and Behavior (On-Demand)

Instructor: Meg Proctor, MS, OTR/L
In this on demand version of our popular live training, discover how to interpret behavior and generate interventions using a deep understanding of autism learning styles. You’ll learn a process that helps you create more effective and relevant interventions every time based on autism learning styles.
RECORDING

Authentic AAC: Implementing Communication Systems for Autonomy & Connection

Instructor: Kate McLaughlin, CCC-SLP
In this course, Kate McLaughlin, CCC-SLP gives you the tools you need to support your emergent communicators in a way that fosters their autonomy, self-determination, and connection to those around them. This course is over 10 contact hours and will be registered for AOTA & ASHA CEUs. Course launches on November 30th, but you can preregister now for the lowest prices you’ll ever see!
RECORDING

Goal Writing for Autistic Students: A Neurodiversity-Affirming Approach

Instructor: Rachel Dorsey, MS, CCC-SLP
In this course, Autistic SLP Rachel Dorsey teaches you how to set your therapy on the right track with strengths-based goals and a neurodiversity-affirming approach. This comprehensive guide will allow you to tackle goal setting with confidence and enthusiasm so that you can make a greater impact on your autistic students’ lives.
RECORDING

The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism

Instructor: Meg Proctor, MS, OTR/L
Without training in autism-specific interventions, you can feel ineffective and discouraged in your work. In this 9.5 contact hour, self-paced CEU course, I’ll teach you the concrete skills you need to be confident that your work is making the greatest possible impact.

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Watch our Free Masterclass

Our free masterclass, 4 Essential Steps Towards a Strengths-Based Approach to Autism, is a 50-minute deep dive into why so many SLPs and OTs are using the wrong lens in their autism interventions, why it matters way more than we may realize, and much more.

Autism Best Practices Quiz

Is your work with kids on the spectrum truly aligned with your core values? Does it reflect best practices, and demonstrate your commitment to respecting the strengths of kids who think and learn differently?

Take this simple 2 minute quiz to find out. You may be surprised by the answer!

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From the Blog

We can’t address disability without addressing race.

More clinicians understand that behavior is communication, but not enough to do the extra work to understand the systemic, systematic, structural, and institutional oppression of racism and ableism that pervade disabled people of color’s entire lives.

3 Surprising Phrases that Stigmatize Autistic People

Most of us know that the words we choose to describe others matter. Nevertheless it can be tough to stay on top of what language reduces stigma.

Nurture the Love of Learning with a Strengths-Based Approach to Autism Interventions

A strengths-based approach to OT with kids on the spectrum allows us to strike a balance between accepting that autistic kids think differently and also finding a way to teach them new skills.