Category: behavior reduction

Category: behavior reduction

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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Got Problem Behavior? Teach New Skills
April 23, 2016 ABA therapy,behavior reduction,replacement behavior,skill acquisition admin

Sometimes when I say I’m a BCBA, the person I’m talking to will jokingly ask if I can make them or a family member stop some behavior.  It may be yelling, procrastination, overeating, or any number of things we humans do that interfere with the lives that we want. The answer, not surprisingly, is yes! Applied
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