Trigger analysis in ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) provides a way for negative or challenging behaviors to be identified and observed.  Trigger analysis can be used by parents with a child, by teachers with a student, or by anyone who wants to monitor challenging behaviors with the goal of intervention to help an individual alter his/her

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in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) by Carol Tatom, RBT

If you’re the parent of a child who has recently been diagnosed with autism, ensuring he/she receives the best support is likely to be at the top of your agenda. ABA therapy, otherwise known as Applied Behavior Analysis therapy, monitors behavioral changes to identify whether a child’s social development and communication skills are progressing while

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in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) by Autism Parenting Articles

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a popular therapy model used for changing disruptive behaviors. However, it’s been shown to be particularly effective in the treatment and care of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ABA therapy is, at its core, a method of helping children with autism learn rudimentary skills so that they can lead

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in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) by Autism Parenting Articles

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a type of therapy utilized for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). There are controversial thoughts surrounding this type of therapy, but it has been researched as an evidence-based practice by The American Psychological Association and various studies. There are many forms of therapy that offer more holistic approaches and

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in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) by Karla Pretorius, M. Psych

When school is out for summer, many parents appreciate that their children’s days are no longer consumed with reading, writing, and arithmetic. But for children on the autism spectrum, the changes to their daily routines and structures brought on by summer vacation often present challenges and sometimes even setbacks. Families should certainly take some much-needed

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in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) by Braden Josephson, PhD, BCBA-D

ABA Therapy has become a hot topic in the autism community. In this special guide, we discuss everything you to need to know. How does ABA therapy work? Following the idea that behavior can be taught or modified by using rewards and consequences, ABA therapy usually starts with the behavior analyst observing your child and

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in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) by Kim Barloso, AB

When not fully understood, applied behavior analysis (ABA) may seem like an overwhelming treatment option for children diagnosed with autism. Many people are unsure what ABA is, what it can do and why it is used. Simply put, ABA is a science that uses reinforcement strategies to increase or decrease socially significant behavior. Based on

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in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) by Vanessa Beibide-Zanetich, BCBA, MEd

Due to its effectiveness, Pivotal response training is definitely something to consider for parents. In this guide we discuss everything you need to know about the subject. What is Pivotal Response Training? Pivotal Response Training (PRT), also known as Pivotal Response Treatment, is an evidence-based intervention developed by Dr. Robert Koegel, Ph.D. and Dr. Lynn

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in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) by Katherine G. Hobbs, AA

Recently Autism Parenting Magazine received a question about an 8-year-old boy with autism who engaged in challenging behavior in a school.  Specifically, a grandparent was worried about the child’s meltdowns which included kicking, hitting and saying some bad words. The person had concerns regarding the effectiveness of what was being done by a Behavior Therapist

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in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) by Sarah Kupferschmidt, MA, BCBA

Interview with Dr. Maria Wynne Leslie Burby: Hi, thanks for joining me, I’m Leslie Burby, editor-in-chief of Autism Parenting Magazine and today we are here with Dr. Maria Wynne of Wynne Solutions and today we are going to talk about Tele-health. Thanks for joining me today doctor. Dr. Maria Wynne: Thanks for having me. Leslie

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