Learn coping and goal-setting strategies for navigating transitions between schools, jobs, and high school to adulthood during the challenges of Covid-19.
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Amanda Tami holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology and has completed a recertification program in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). In addition to being a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Amanda is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has experience working with both children and adults, including those who have autism spectrum and other pervasive developmental disorders, ADD/ADHD, anxiety issues, and trauma, both as a BCBA and as a counselor. She has additional specialized training as a counselor in EMDR therapy and its applications to children.
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Social Skills and ASD
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Promoting play and social skills at recess
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Understanding Social Development in ASD
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Brain & Behavior: Science of Happiness
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