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.

in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) by Angela West, MS, BCBA, LBA

Have you ever heard a flight attendant go through the pre-flight safety check with the passengers? Every pre-flight safety check emphasizes that caregivers should “put your oxygen mask on first” before placing the mask on their child. Naturally, this goes against our instincts as parents and caregivers.  At first, it sounds like a ghastly idea.

in Autism Parenting Advice by Angela West, MS, BCBA, LBA

Whether we like it or not, 2021 is here, and with it, the continuation of virtual learning. In many locales, this mode has been the norm for some time. In other places, as the COVID-19 pandemic persists, schools continue to pivot between in-person, hybrid, and fully-virtual models. There are varying responses to this decision throughout

in Education and Classroom by Angela West, MS, BCBA, LBA