Category: Social Skills

Category: Social Skills

ABA: more than just table time
September 7, 2016 ABA therapy,Activities of Daily Living,Adolescence,Autism,behavior reduction,Choice Making,Daily Routines,skill acquisition,Social Skills admin

ABA therapy, is recognized as a safe, effective intervention for Autism. ABA is the acronym for Applied Behavior Analysis. Here are some skills some of our current clients are working on: * basic skills such as looking, listening and imitating, making choices * building language through simple requests, labeling and finding items or activities with
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Find and teach the missing piece:
April 23, 2016 ABA therapy,Autism,Self Advocacy,Social Skills,Verbal Behavior admin

When a behavior analyst (BCBA) works with a ‪learner‬ and their ‪caregivers we ‪‎listen‬ to the ‪‎problem‬, we ‪observe‬ the ‪behavior‬ (including what comes before, during and after) to determine the ‪function‬ of that behavior then we offer ideas that may help resolve that behavior in the future. This week I met with a family
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A friend is….
September 29, 2015 ABA therapy,ADD,ADHD,Adolescence,Autism,Bullying,discrimination,Social Skills admin

A Friend is As we work on building social skills with adolescents we must not forget to include in that conversation ways to identify a person as a friend. The ability to discriminate these characteristics in others allows one to build lasting friendship as well as offers protection from individuals who may be bullies or
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