Dr. Mary Barbera assists parents and professionals in learning the best methods to help children diagnosed with autism (or those showing symptoms). She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and has been studying Autism and ABA since receiving the diagnosis with her own son, Lucas.
Barbera is known for her best-selling book, The Verbal Behavior Approach, and is patiently awaiting the publication of her new book Turn Autism Around: An Action Guide for Parents of Young Children with Early Signs of Autism.
Her website offers advice on teaching children with Autism (or signs of Autism) language, self-care, and social skills while reducing problem behaviors. Her online courses target parents of toddlers (ages 1-4), parents of older children (ages 5-21), and professionals (BCBA, SLP, Teacher, etc.). She also runs a podcast and blog, available for view on her website.