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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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What is a Language Delay

You sit on the park bench and wave as your child plays in the sand box. Your child smiles back…. Just then a little girl, who looks to be about the same age as your child, comes to the woman sitting next to you and says, “Mommy, I want juice.” You smile politely but secretly, inside it feels as tho…

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3 Simple Sensory Activities Activities You can Do with Stuff You Already Have at Home

In this video, Jessica will show you three simple sensory activities you can do at home with things you already have. We know that many children require constant stimulation and buying sensory toys can be really expensive. This activities are incredibly simple yet are effective and fun. Credits: Photo: Morguefile Sound effect: Incomputek Intro: Graeme Kan Video Production: Highlander Productions…

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What is the Three Term Contingency

What is the 3 term contingency ABA therapist claim to use to change behavior? Watch this week’s episode to find out! Credits: Photo: Morguefile Sound effect: Incomputek Intro: Graeme Kan Video Production: Highlander Productions Disclaimer: This video is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any medical condition. The text, graphics, images, flash movies,…

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