The Autism Immersed Podcast
S2Ep1 - Autism Immersed Podcast: Sean Hanrahan on Behaviors

S2Ep1 - Autism Immersed Podcast: Sean Hanrahan on Behaviors

September 26, 2019

On today's podcast, Behavioral Specialist Sean Hanrahan stops by to talk to us about managing students and children in the home with behavioral issues, the importance of expectation and consistency, and how these methods are vital to the practice of Social Immersion.

Sean is a certified teacher of TCI, therapeutic crisis intervention, and teaches and certifies teachers. He is also one of founders of Oakstone Academy, the school that developed and practices successful Social Immersion.

Sean will be speaking at the Oakstone Institute this fall which you can find out more about at oakstoneacademy.org

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S2Ep2 - Autism Immersed Podcast: Laura Davis on Speech and Language

S2Ep2 - Autism Immersed Podcast: Laura Davis on Speech and Language

September 26, 2019

On the 2nd episode of our 2nd season, Laura Davis enlightens us on the use of Speech & Language therapies in Socially Immersed classrooms, the importance of soft skills on day to day life, and how AAC devices and pecks should be treated as the student's actual voice.

Laura Davis will be speaking about prompting, fading prompts, and how to get your student or child independent at our annual Oakstone Institute.

You can sign up for the institute here:

oakstoneacademy.org

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S1Ep6 - Autism Immersed Podcast: PART 2 Oakstone Academy Palm Beach interview

S1Ep6 - Autism Immersed Podcast: PART 2 Oakstone Academy Palm Beach interview

July 24, 2019

Part 2 of 2

On our 5th and 6th episodes we will be playing an interview we did a few months back with staff and student leaders from the Oakstone Academy at Palm Beach.

Oakstone’s initial goals was to not just create a school but methods and tools for any parent or teacher to use. Parents from the Palm Beach area approached Dr. Rebecca Morrison, the school’s founder, about creating their own Social Immersion school in their community.

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S1Ep5 - Autism Immersed Podcast: Oakstone Academy Palm Beach interview Pt 1

S1Ep5 - Autism Immersed Podcast: Oakstone Academy Palm Beach interview Pt 1

June 27, 2019

Part 1 of 2

On our 5th and 6th episodes we will be playing an interview we did a few months back with staff and student leaders from the Oakstone Academy at Palm Beach.

Oakstone’s initial goals was to not just create a school but methods and tools for any parent or teacher to use. Parents from the Palm Beach area approached Dr. Rebecca Morrison, the school’s founder, about creating their own Social Immersion school in their community.

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oakstoneacademy.org

oakstoneacademypalmbeach.org

S1Ep4 - Autism Immersed Podcast: What role does Student Leadership play in Social Immersion?

S1Ep4 - Autism Immersed Podcast: What role does Student Leadership play in Social Immersion?

June 11, 2019

Welcome to the Autism Immersed Podcast!

On this episode we will be speaking with Ruth Friend about what role Student Leadership plays in our Social Immersion model. Character Education and leadership are necessary when modeling behavior in a proper inclusive environment. 

You can find out more about Oakstone Academy at http://oakstoneacademy.org

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S1Ep3 - Autism Immersed Podcast: Parents at Oakstone

S1Ep3 - Autism Immersed Podcast: Parents at Oakstone

May 22, 2019

Welcome to the Autism Immersed Podcast!

Our third episode is an interview with Sean Pruitt, family counselor and a member of the psychology services team at Oakstone Academy. 
 
We will be discussing his journey, his work at the school, and his work with parents who have found successes through Oakstone's Academic and Social Immersion Model which puts students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in typical classrooms with typically developing peers. 

 

You can find out more about Oakstone Academy at http://oakstoneacademy.org

Check out Autism Immersed's blog and other media at http://autismimmersed.com

S1Ep2 - Autism Immersed Podcast: What is Social Immersion? Pt. 2

S1Ep2 - Autism Immersed Podcast: What is Social Immersion? Pt. 2

May 6, 2019

Welcome to the Autism Immersed Podcast!

Our second episode is part 2 of an interview with Dr. Rebecca Morrison, the founder of Oakstone Academy in Westerville OH. 

We will be discussing how the school started, it's mission, and exploring their one of a kind "social immersion model" that puts students on the Autism spectrum in typical classrooms with typically developing peers. 

 

You can find out more about Oakstone Academy at http://oakstoneacademy.org

Check out Autism Immersed's blog and other media at http://autismimmersed.com

 

References for this episode:

  1. Morrison, Rebecca & Sainato, Diane & Benchaaban, Delia & Endo, Sayaka. (2002). Increasing Play Skills of Children With Autism Using Activity Schedules and Correspondence Training. Journal of Early Intervention - J EARLY INTERVENTION. 25. 58-72. 10.1177/105381510202500106.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Diane_Sainato/publication/242189383_Increasing_Play_Skills_of_Children_With_Autism_Using_Activity_Schedules_and_Correspondence_Training/links/0a85e53bf2e565ea78000000/Increasing-Play-Skills-of-Children-With-Autism-Using-Activity-Schedules-and-Correspondence-Training.pdf?origin=publication_detail

 

Sainato, Diane & S. Morrison, Rebecca & Jung, Sunhwa & Axe, Judah & Nixon, Patricia. (2015). A Comprehensive Inclusion Program for Kindergarten Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Early Intervention. 37. 208-225. 10.1177/1053815115613836.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Judah_Axe/publication/283583553_A_Comprehensive_Inclusion_Program_for_Kindergarten_Children_With_Autism_Spectrum_Disorder/links/566a379108ae62b05f029257/A-Comprehensive-Inclusion-Program-for-Kindergarten-Children-With-Autism-Spectrum-Disorder.pdf?origin=publication_detail

 

S1Ep1 - Autism Immersed Podcast: What is Social Immersion? Pt. 1

S1Ep1 - Autism Immersed Podcast: What is Social Immersion? Pt. 1

April 22, 2019

Welcome to the Autism Immersed Podcast!

Our first episode is part 1 of an interview with Dr. Rebecca Morrison, the founder of Oakstone Academy in Westerville OH. 

We will be discussing how the school started, its mission, and exploring their one of a kind "social immersion model" that puts students on the Autism spectrum in typical classrooms with typically developing peers. 

 

You can find out more about Oakstone Academy at http://oakstoneacademy.org

Check out Autism Immersed's blog and other media at http://autismimmersed.com