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Meghan Cave

Meghan Cave, MEd, BCBA, LBA, Justyna Balzar, MEd, BCBA, LBA, and Keri Spielmann, MA, BCBA, LBA are three board certified behavior analysts with unique backgrounds, who seek to use the principles of applied behavior analysis to affect meaningful behavior change within the education system and among professionals responsible for advocating for students with special needs and their families. By objectively defining goals, referencing real-life examples from their practices, and workshopping solutions rooted in applied behavior analysis, they seek to develop evidence-based task analyses that will unify advocates, lawyers, families, school districts, and related service providers, thus creating an evidence-based forum in which socially significant progress is achieved through collaboration, trust, and science. For more info visit abaadvocacyproject.weebly.com

The Value of Living By Numbers and Not Opinions With a Special Needs Child

The Value of Living By Numbers and Not Opinions With a Special Needs Child https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/value-of-living-by-numbers/

“I feel…” “I think…” “In my opinion…” Listen closely at your next Planning and Placement Team (PPT) meeting and make note of the number of times these phrases are used throughout the discussion. Now, consider the number of graphs presented. If these two figures don’t match, subjectivity may be inadvertently guiding decision-making. In navigating the […]

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