|Honey I Analyzed the Kids: Being Both Professionals and Parents of Neurodiverse Children
|Monday, May 25, 2020
|10:00 AM–10:50 AM
|Marriott Marquis, Level M4, Liberty M
|Area: CSS/AUT; Domain: Service Delivery
|CE Instructor: Ann B Beirne, M.A.
|Chair: Bobby Newman (Proud Moments)
|ANN B BEIRNE (Proud Moments)
|ANDREA KOTLER (Proud Moments)
|CELIA HEYMAN (Capella University; Above and Beyond Learning Group)
Empathy is perhaps the most important skill that a behavior analyst can possess. Though many behavior analyst struggle with understanding families, there are many of us who have, to borrow a phrase, waled a mile in their shoes. This panel consists of participants who have been in two roles: behavior analysts and parent of neurodiverse children. We will discuss the effect that this has had on our families and professional lives, the challenges and joys of raising neurodiverse children, and how our experience has impacted us professionally.
|Instruction Level: Basic
BCBAs in direct service with families
|Learning Objectives: Identify challenges of avoiding multiple relationships when parenting neurodiverse children Identify tactics for working with families Describe learning history for families of neurodiverse children
|Keyword(s): ADHD, ASD, ethics, parenting