Category: Adolescence

Category: Adolescence

The Yeas and Nays of Praise
Image January 19, 2017 ABA therapy,Adolescence,Autism,behavior management,behavior reduction,Education,Education tips,reinforcement Dana Affrunti

Praise. It’s one of the most important tools in any therapist’s toolbox. How we use it can shape the performance of the students you’re working with. I’ve been asked to share how to use this tool with you today.  General praise is effective to most students, but behavior specific praise has been proven the most
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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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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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