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Tag: Autistic

Escape Extinction (BCBA Exam Prep) (ABA Terms Defined)

Everyday, I help break down a confusing ABA term and put it in plain English! Whether you are studying for your BCBA exam, explaining ABA to parents or are a student, there is no reason to be so confused over ABA terms. While “behavioral language” is very confusing, these concepts don’t have to be. Today we will break down escape…

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What is the difference between respondent and operant conditioning? (ABA Terms) (BCBA Exam Prep)

Behavior falls under two main classes: respondent behavior and operant behavior. As a result, behavior analysts use two main procedures: respondent and operant conditioning.  Respondent Behavior  Respondent behavior is behavior that is caused by stimulus in the environment. The behavior is unlearned and a reflex. A behavior is elicited, unintentional and cannot be controlled.  This was first developed by Watson…

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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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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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How to teach a child with Autism to blow his nose!

Teaching a child to blow their nose can be really frustrating especially when they have Autism. Children with Autism often have sensory needs that make it more aversive for them to allow an adult to touch their nose to teach them to blow it. Great news! With these strategies, you don’t have to! These simple techniques can make it a…

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