Tag: Behavior

An interesting "spin" on Reinforcement.

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is the most well researched and scientifically validated methods for teaching children with Autism new skills.  It is based upon the behavior principle that what happens before a behavior and what happens after a behavior will determine if it happens again. If a person engages in a behavior and they do not get what they want,…

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The Number One Reason Why Behavior Plans Don’t Work!

Let’s face it.  Most children with Autism have very limited communication.   For some kids, this results in a lot of wanted behaviors — tantrums, crying, hitting, sometimes even self injury.  Whether or this sounds like it applies to you, if your child has an Autism diagnosis, at some point they will likely have a behavior plan to help reduce a…

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ABA Terms Defined: Automatic Behavior

Did you know that the kids with Autism who benefit the ABA therapy are the ones whose parents have the best understanding of the techniques used by their therapists?. This video is part of a very special series called ABA Terms Defined. It is designed to help parents like you understand the terms your therapist is using so you can…

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ABA Terms Defined: Automatic Behavior

Did you know that the kids with Autism who benefit the ABA therapy are the ones whose parents have the best understanding of the techniques used by their therapists? This video is part of a very special series called ABA Terms Defined. It is designed to help parents like you understand the terms your therapist is using so you can…

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