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DBS OT Announcement by goodrich87
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
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
We LOVE to reward our kids for good behavior and tell them how awesome they are. We love seeing them happy and calm. Sometimes give the learner a wanted item during or right after calm and happy behavior because we what that behavior to happen again. We LOVE calm, happy kids. But….sometimes we accidentally make
Lets begin with a straight forward definition of sensory integration. Sensory integration is how your body integrates and processes the different sensory information, or input, in a day to day setting across different environments. It is believed that some people’s sensory organs differently process this constant stream of information, and it affects daily functioning. This is commonly known as
Bathing is a sensory experience. Water coursing over skin, the pressure of water all around you when in a bathtub, the tickle and slight spray of soap bubbles as they pop, water drops dripping in mouths and eyes, the slippery sensation of soap, the smell of perfume in bath products, the sensation of a washcloth
Professionals in the field of behavior analysis and credentialed by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) are able to hold one of several different titles including BCBA-D, BCBA, BCaBA and RBT. A BCBA-D is a doctorate level provider while a BCBA (board certified behavior analyst) is a masters level provider. A BCaBA is a bachelor