Brenda Batts is a nationally and internationally known and much sought-after speaker in the area of special education. She is the owner/director of Focus on the Future Training Center; a private school for students with special needs. Brenda holds a Masters of Education degree with specialization in Exceptional Student Education.
Brenda Batts is a Behavior Consultant, the mother of two sons; Alex, an 18 year old teen with Autism, and Douglas (JR), a 20 year old typically developing young adult. She is also the owner and director of Focus on the Future Training Center; a private school for students with Autism and other related developmental disorders located in Plano, Texas.
Through her publications and workshop presentations, Brenda shares her proven and innovating behavior management and independence training techniques, which she developed as a result of her twenty years of experience both as a much sought-after national and international presenter in the field of special needs, and her own personal journey in the path of helping special-needs students achieve independence.She is able to relate to parents as an educator, author, evangelist, and parent of a child with special needs. She leverages her life experiences to effectively connect with her readers. Brenda’s philosophy is that every child can learn when given the necessary tools.She believes that it is not enough to prepare our children for the world; we must prepare the world for our children.In her writings, Brenda welcomes readers to a journey filled with lessons in living, loving, and learning.
*Nationally and internationally known and much sought after speaker in the area of special needs.
* Author of two books related to special needs
*Developed proven techniques to help children with special needs achieve independence.
* Opened and successfully operates Focus on the Future Training Center; a private school for students with Autism, and other developmental disorders.
Brenda Batts is in the process of writing her third book entitled Ready, Set, Potty; Individualized potty training skills for special needs children. Her book will be published by a traditional publisher, and is due to be released Summer of 2010. After the release of her book, Brenda will concentrate on finising her Ph.D in special education.
Focus on the Future Training Center
3405 Custer Rd Suite 100
Plano TX 75023
Road to Independence; Independence Skills Training for Special Needs Children
Brenda Batts, Behavior Consultant, and mother of Alex, an Autistic son, shares her proven behavior management and potty training techniques, through her book, Road to Independence. She has compiled over 12 years experience in the rearing of her son and through behavior training for thousands of special needs clients (Autism, PDD, Asperbergers, ADHD, Down Syndrome, Fragile X, etc.). Brenda relates to you as parent and professional of those special children as she takes you down a path, well-traveled, that is filled with innovative tips and suggestions along the way. The central focus of this writing is to help you empower your child to become more independent.
Letters to My Special-Needs Child
Parents of children with special needs are confronted with challenges and victories that forever change their lives, and the lives of their beautiful children. It is those challenges and victories that compel them to dream, to hope, to achieve the very best for their special angels. Letters to My Special-Needs Child is an inspirational journey that will forever change the way parents look at their special-needs child.
Focus on the Future Training Center
Focus on the Future Training Center is a highly regarded Pre-K to Grade 12 Plano, Texas, based Private School for children with autism and related developmental disorders. We offer some of the best autism early intervention and other individualized curriculum featuring Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Music Therapy. Our priority is helping children with autism, and with other special needs learn the self-help, and independence skills that are so necessary to help them become independent. We integrate speech and enhanced verbalization in every part of our curriculum to help our students bridge their deficits in communication and social skills building. We believe that catering to children’s unique learning style is critical to their success. Focus on the Future Training Center is committed to providing meaningful and intensive education for special-needs children.