All posts from Dana Harris, M.A., BCBA

  • Community Parent Training – September 2016

    September Topic: Navigating the Public School System.

    Navigating the special education system in Texas public schools is not an easy task. What is your child entitled to? What should be included in the IEP? And what exactly are all of those acronyms being thrown around in the IEP meeting? This training will provide an overview of special education services in Texas public schools, and what you as a parent need to know to support your child most effectively. We will separate fact from fiction and provide an insider’s look into the system.

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  • Walk Now for Autism Speaks

    The Autism Speaks Walk raises funds to support research and programs for individuals diagnosed with autism and helps to spread autism awareness. Spectacular Kids will have a booth at the event. We will be there all day handing out goodies, helping to raise awareness, and having fun! Please come visit our booth to meet our team and learn more about our program.

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  • SpecKids is Now Hiring!

    Spectacular Kids is now hiring enthusiastic individuals as ABA specialists. Under the supervision of a BCBA, specialists will conduct sessions with clients between the ages of 1 and 10 years. Applicants must have a minimum of an Associates’s degree in Psychology, Education, or a related field. Experience working with children with disabilities is desired.

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  • Monthly Resource – Concern Cards

    Concern Cards are a non-intrusive way to share education and awareness on your loved ones condition. Carry these cards with you and distribute them throughout your community. For more information on Concern Cards please visit:

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  • Community Parent Training – April

    Activity Schedules – Teaching New Skills and Promoting Independence

    Activity schedules can be applied to teach a variety of skills such as daily living skills, vocational skills, independent play, appropriate transitions, and social engagement. In addition to teaching new skills, activity schedules can be a powerful tool in promoting independence and prolonged engagement in appropriate behaviors with minimal adult supervision. This presentation details the way to design, teach, and implement visual activity schedules for a variety of learners.

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