providers will supply teaching staff,
but often recruiting, training, supervising, and retaining qualified
staff is a job unto itself. Here are some suggestions and resources for
If you have no choice but to do most of the teaching yourself,
and don't have access to a qualified consultant, see the workshops and other training listings.
See also Health Plan Coverage for Applied Behavior Analysis Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Care.com is
the easiest service I've found that lists caregives with special needs
experience. You may not find someone with ABA experience, but there is
a good chance you'll find people who are good candidates for training.
- Local universities: ask for the student
career services office, or specific departments such as education,
special education, psychology, communication disorders, etc. You can
also post flyers on campus bulletin boards.
schools, including pre-schools, may allow you to
post a notice
- Community bulletin boards at
libraries, churches, grocery
- Your local network - ask anyone who
comes in contact with
lots of other people: your doctor, dentist, priest, mullah, rabbi,
haircutter, chiropractor, tax accountant, ...
"help wanted" ads are the most expensive and
often not very effective
- Summer camps, especially
those with "inclusion" programs or
special needs programs, attract and train motivated young people. If
you can form a relationship with the director you may be able to get
their names. Consider also similar programs during the school year,
such as those at YMCAs and similar organizations.
up in your church or other religious or social
networking group and ask for help. It's an opportunity for others to
practice what they preach!
mail lists and
- ABA Job Connections
is designed for parents & professionals to post "help wanted" or
"services available" listings for ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis)
therapists and consultants.
- ABATutorFinder LTD, Reading, England, firstname.lastname@example.org,
offers an online directory of tutors and program supervisors,
practising in a variety of behavioural intervention strategies, for
search and contact by families and carers of children on the autism
therapists in Western Pennsylvania
13494 Cedar Rd., University Heights Ohio 44118, 216-299-1626
- Craigslist is a
nice free international service, go to "services offered" and try
searching for aba, autism, or tutor
- Crown Tutoring,
Cherry Hill NJ, 800-985-7585, fax 888-848-6026, email@example.com,
Home tutoring service
Impact.org "is an NYC-based
organization that conducts individualized searches for professionals
specializing in disabilities. We connect families with
Educators, Skilled Caregivers, Teachers, Tutors, Therapists and Aides
that meet their specific needs," info@DirectImpact.org
- Special Needs Tutors from WyzAnt has listings
organized by US location
is a free listing service with a category for special education
- Tutor Hunt
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