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Ebony Holliday, PhD: Behavior Is Often Communication for Children with Autism

Ebony Holliday, PhD, from the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Autism Services, Science and Innovation (CASSI), talks about how, especially for autistic students, behavior equals communication. Once adults understand the reason for a challenging behavior, they can help the child better communicate about or deal with those behaviors.