Unlocking the Secrets of Executive Functions with Sasha Long, MA BCBA | The Autism Helper Podcast

The secret to building learner independence, increasing engagement, and reducing negative behaviors is tied up in Executive Functioning Skills. These essential skills are key to academic success, following class and school rules, making and maintaining friendships, and so much more. In this hour, learn what the 11 Executive Functions are and why these skills make such a big impact on our learners’ lives.

Sasha Long, BCBA, M.A., is the founder and president of The Autism Helper, Inc. She is a board certified behavior analyst and former special education teacher. Sasha shares strategies and best practices through her blog, podcast, membership, and online courses. Sasha travels internationally as a speaker and consultant providing individualized training and feedback to parents, educators, therapists and administrators in the world of autism. She is a former adjunct professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.