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Tag: aba therapist

Can Autism Get Better?

Having a young child with Autism is so hard. Having ANY young child is hard for that matter. In the middle of a struggle, it is temping to believe that it will always be hard. In this video, Jessica shares the simple message, “It wont be so hard forever. <br> <h3>Auto Generated Captions</h3> hey guys it’s Jess so this question…

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What are the verbal operants and why do they matter?

Verbal behavior seems like the newest buzz word in the world of Autism. Parents ask me almost every day what it is and how it is different from applied behavior analysis (ABA). Truthfully, it is usually used interchangeably. Technically speaking though, it is the part of ABA that teaches children how to use language to communicate. Verbal behavior was developed…

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How to Teach Your Child With Autism to Make Eye Contact

Making eye contact can be very difficult for children with Autism. This video will teach you some simple steps using the ABA technique shaping that can help your child improve with eye contact over time! It is simple and easy to do and very effective! <br> <h3>Auto Generated Captions</h3> [Music] hey guys my name is Jessica likewise I’m the CEO…

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Understanding an Extinction Burst

Imagine the following scenario. It is is a hot summer day and you have a million errands to do. You have been running back and forth from store to store trying to get home in time to get your child off the bus. You are parched but there is no way you have time for to stop and get an…

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Why does my ABA therapist ask me for food?

In tonight’s video, i will answer the question every parent eventually asks their ABA therapist. Why does my therapist ask for food! Enjoy and email your questions to Jessica@Jessicaleichtweisz.com Credits: Photo: Morguefile Sound effect: Incomputek Intro: Graeme Kan Video Production: Nathan Bedford Disclaimer: This video is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any…

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