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Tag: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Response Class v. Behavior Repertoire (ABA Terms Defined) (BCBA Exam Prep)

Response Class v. Behavior Repertoire  Response class and behavior repertoire are two terms that may appear on your board certified applied behavior analysis (BCBA) qualification exam. They are simple yet often overlooked terms.  Response Class Response class refers to all the behaviors that serve the same function. This is regardless of whether they are perceived to be “good” or “bad.” …

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How to Talk to Siblings About Autism

Autism is a difficult but rewarding journey for parents, but what about their other, typically developing children? The siblings of children on the autism spectrum play a very important role in the development of their autistic siblings. Remember siblings are just kids too. Being a sibling of a child with Autism can be a heavy burden for any child to…

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How to Get a Child with Autism to Wear a Mask

Unfortunately, for the foreseeable future, most schools and businesses in the United States are requiring masks.  It seems like almost every day, parents are venting on social media about their children with Autism not being allowed into schools, being kicked off airplanes or being denied entry into entertainment venues because they cannot wear a mask.  According to the National Rehabilitation…

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What medications are commonly used to treat aggression in kids with Autism?

Tonight’s video features Dr. Yasemin Baldik who answers a parent’s question, What medications are commonly used to address aggression in children with Autism. Enjoying these videos? Check out my blog where I go into even more depth on topics just like this one. Http://www.hopeeducationservices.com Struggling with potty training your child with Autism. Download a free resource guide at Http://www.autismpottytraining.com Is…

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Should childen with Autism Get Chelation

Most parents would do anything to help their children. So when one parent says something worked for their child with Autism all parents want to try it. The problem is that every child is different. Most biomedical treatments that people with Autism receive are actually treating comorbid medical conditions, not Autism. The reason that kids improve is they simply feel…

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