Imagine hearing there is a huge waitlist for your child to be enrolled at an ABA center? As a parent, you feel defeated and helpless. This article is going to cover ABA therapy activities that parents can easily do at home to help their child with autism. Today, ABA therapy is one of the most
Changing behavior (used to be called behavior modification) using positive reinforcement; applied behavior analysis (ABA) is a teaching method used to help children with autism learn to their full potential.
Is ABA Therapy Harmful?
There is a heated debate within the autism community about Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy, its benefits versus negative effects with some people questioning, “Is ABA therapy harmful?” To start, it is important to know what ABA therapy is and what it looks like. ABA therapy helps people understand the behaviors associated with the autistic
Conceptually Systematic: a Dimension of ABA
There are seven dimensions of Applied Behavior Analysis; conceptually systematic may be one that needs a little more explanation… Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a controversial and unfortunately divisive topic in the autism treatment sphere. From parents who believe the behavioral techniques have helped their kids on the spectrum thrive, to autistic adults who feel
Naturalistic Teaching: Does it Support Autistic Children?
Naturalistic teaching is a branch of applied behavioral analysis (ABA) therapy that takes on a more natural approach than the more commonly known discrete trial training. In this article we will discuss what naturalistic teaching is, the different naturalistic procedures and if it supports children with autism. What is naturalistic teaching? In the early days,
Q&A: Answering ABA Queries from Parents
An ABA therapist answers parents’ most pressing questions about ABA therapy. Q. How is a child’s progress measured/monitored in ABA? A. Data collection is critical in ABA therapy, enabling therapists to access behaviors and develop goals and a treatment plan while consistently monitoring progress. A child’s progress is measured and monitored through constant data collection.
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