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Episode 62: 9 Strategies to reduce stress around homework

9 Ways to Reduce Stress  Around HomeworkDiscussed in this episode I have created some strategies and ideas to help students with autism or ADHD complete homework. Be aware that often students with autism or ADHD complete homework but don’t hand it in. This can be due...

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SLP 058: Graduate Deep Dive into Understanding Behaviour

Graduate Deep Dive into Understanding BehaviourDiscussed in this episode This Podcast is a special podcast for Graduates of mine or Dr Tony Attwood’s Courses. (Face to Face or Online Courses) In this Podcast I want to give you tips and strategies to create a calm...

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SLP 056: Creating a Calm Classroom or Home in 2020

Creating a Calm Classroom or HomeDiscussed in this episode Your Top Behaviour Questions Answered13 Key Strategies to Setting Up Your Classroom which includes more in depth information and tips to help you set up your classroom.Check out my other podcasts on Setting up...

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SLP 054: ODD and PDA

ODD and PDA11 Quick Tips  For Supporting Students with ODD/PDA  1️⃣ Choose your battles. As soon as you find yourself in conflict ask “Is conflict going to resolve or escalate the situation.” 2️⃣ Try distracting the child to something else in a very calm voice 3️⃣ Try...

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SLP 053: Understanding Meltdowns

Understanding MeltdownsDiscussed in this episode Difference between the 3 stages of a meltdown How to cope after a meltdownCheck out my other podcasts on Meltdowns: Episode 128: Depressive Meltdowns - What they are and What they do  Episode 96: Everything you need to...

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SLP 049: Resources, Gift Ideas & End of Year Tips

Resources, Gift Ideas and End of Year Tips   Sue answers some more questions with specific books and products that could help with them. Also some tips and Sue talks about this years Christmas catalogue. Things you will find in the 2019 Christmas / End of Year...

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SLP 048: Questions from the Sue Larkey community answered

Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASDYour questions answered. Lots of questions that have come in from the facebook group that I answer.In this podcast I discuss My Initial Thoughts on " Royal...

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SLP 046 Tips for transitioning into 2020

Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Join the facebook group specifically for this podcast - https://www.facebook.com/groups/suelarkeypodcastcommunity/ Transition includes change in teacher, change...

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SLP 045 Behind the scenes look at my own bookshelf

Behind the Scenes  Look into my own bookshelfA walk through the actual books in my bookshelf including my own books and others that I use on a regular basis. If you subscribe to my e-newsletter this podcast will follow alone with the electronic catalogue that reads...

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SLP 044 Warning this is me ranting

Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Join the facebook group specifically for this podcast - https://www.facebook.com/groups/suelarkeypodcastcommunity/ My rant about the amount of kids with ASD...

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SLP 043 16 Key Strategies for Sleep

16 Strategies for SleepFor all children, a good night's sleep is necessary in order to learn effectively the next day. Research has found that two thirds of children with autism have sleep problems, fragmented sleep and early awakenings. I recently did a poll on my...

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SLP 041 The Importance of Play for all ages and stages

The importance of play For all ages and stages It is through play that young children learn about and make sense of the world. They experiment with being a Mum or Dad as they act out what they have observed in daily life, e.g. feeding the baby and going to the shops....

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SLP 040 Understanding Sensory Processing Disorders

Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Join the facebook group specifically for this podcast - https://www.facebook.com/groups/suelarkeypodcastcommunity/ Sometimes you need to be a detective to...

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SLP 039 Using Special Interests to Motivate & Engage

Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite appJoin my newsletter for more awesome information about ASDJoin the facebook group specifically for this podcast - https://www.facebook.com/groups/suelarkeypodcastcommunity/ Special interests, fixations and...

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SLP 038 Teacher Assistant Appreciation Week

Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Join the facebook group specifically for this podcast - https://www.facebook.com/groups/suelarkeypodcastcommunity/ Celebrating Teacher Assistant Appreciation...

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SLP 035: Slow Processing Speed – What is it – What to do

Slow Processing Speed  What is it - What to Do Have you noticed these signs in a child you know: Unorganised, often loses or forgets homework Rarely completes tests on time and leaves multiple questions unanswered on timed exams Can’t perform simple maths problems,...

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SLP 034: Strategy + Action = Success & Independence

Strategy + Action = Success & IndependenceIt is very important when developing a behaviour program that you put in place two types of strategies: Strategies for the ADULTS to use to manage the students behaviour Strategies for the CHILD to manage THEIR...

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SLP 033: Understanding Mental Health and ASD

Understanding Mental Health and ASD  Recognising and exploring the relationship between ASD and mental health difficulties is vital, so each can be addressed successfully. As Tony Attwood said “people with Asperger’s Syndrome appear especially vulnerable to...

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SLP 029: Why YOUR words matter

WHY YOUR WORDS MATTER  Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite appJoin my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Many children with ASD have Mind Blindness, meaning they are often literal and don't know the inferred intent of language. This often leads...

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SLP 028: Diagnosis – What to do? Where to go? What Next?

Diagnosis  What to do? Where to go next? Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Information for families who have recently received a diagnosis for their children or are waiting for a diagnosis. Also...

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SLP 027: My Formula for Behaviour Regulation

MY FORMULA FOR BEHAVIOUR REGULATION Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD The emotional world for people on the spectrum can be very scary! Emotions often come without warning and are difficult to...

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SLP 026: Q and A from the Sue Larkey Facebook Group

SUE LARKEY Q&A FROM FACEBOOK GROUP Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASDSue answers questions asked via the Sue Larkey facebook group.  Check out my other podcast Q&As: Episode 94: How Can I...

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SLP 025: Behind the Scenes of my Term 2 Newsletter

Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Sue talks about the latest newsletter and some of the thinking behind these newsletters.  Sue also give a summary of the key points she covers for...

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SLP 024: My Personal Experience of not being able to talk

My Personal Experience of Not Being Able to Talk Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Sue talks about what it was like when she was unable to speak after an operation on her throat. Insights on how...

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SLP 023: Read a personal account this year

Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD The importance of reading personal accounts, watching youtube clips or following facebook groups about people with ASD

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SLP 020: Managing Screen Time

USING GAMES TO TEACH PART 2: SOCIAL SKILLS, EMOTIONAL REGULATION & MORE Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASDScreens are a wonderful tool to use with children, however they are becoming...

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SLP 019: Success for Camps and Excursions

SCHOOL CAMPS AND EXCURSIONS Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Many children with ASD can find the anticipation of camp to be a source of great stress. Letting the student know as much detail as...

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SLP 017: 29 Ways for Teacher Assistants to Support Students

29 Ways for Teacher Assistants to Support Student   Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASDTeacher assistants, school support officers, teacher aides etc. – you are angels in disguise and we thank you...

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SLP 014: Why I love the term ‘Neurodiversity’

Why I love the term 'Neurodiversity' Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Neurodiversity is the concept that neurological differences between people should be recognised and respected. Instead of...

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SLP 012: Q and A from Podcast Listeners

Q & A from Podcast Listeners   Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite appJoin my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Here are the questions sent in by listeners of the Sue Larkey Podcast. For all of the answers in full written form please see...

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SLP 011: Tips for toileting

Tips for toileting   Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Toilet training your child is a big task even for neuro-typical children. Parents often procrastinate over when to start and we keep...

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SLP 009: Tips for Transitioning 2019. Start planning now

Tips For Transitioning in 2019. Start Planning Now Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Transition includes change in teacher, change in room, change in students in the class not just starting...

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SLP 007: Theory of Mind

Adjustments for Test and Exams Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Join the facebook group specifically for this podcast - https://www.facebook.com/groups/suelarkeypodcastcommunity/ Many people on...

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SLP 006: Adjustments for Test and Exams

Adjustments for Test and Exams Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Join the facebook group specifically for this podcast - https://www.facebook.com/groups/suelarkeypodcastcommunity/ Exam time and...

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SLP 005: Executive Function

Executive FUnctioning Subscribe to this podcast via your favourite app Join my newsletter for more awesome information about ASD Join the facebook group specifically for this podcast - https://www.facebook.com/groups/suelarkeypodcastcommunity/ The One Thing I Wish I...

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SLP 004: Social Scripts

Friendship, play and social interaction are all two-way – and we need to support both the child with ASD and their peers to make social skills programmes work. Using social scripts to teach children with ASD, ADHD, ODD and PDA how to engage socially can be a great...

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SLP 003: Eye Contact vs Eye Gaze

I’ve had a lot of questions in regards to eye contact and understandably so since eye contact is an important part of communication and socialisation. It demonstrates an awareness of and interest in the other people. However, for children with ASD it doesn’t come...

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SLP 002: Teen Years and Beyond

I have had many parents and educators requesting resources and tips for teens and young adults. I agree it is hard to find information and resources for how to guide and support this age group. I am thrilled to find a resource whose aim is “to increase the odds that...

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SLP 001: Welcome to the Sue Larkey Podcast

Welcome to the Sue Larkey PodcastThis podcast gives you some insight into how Sue got into the Autism Spectrum Disorder eduction in the first place, what motivates here and what to expect from this podcast. Sue Larkey enlightens, and entertains with valuable insights...

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