Behavior Problems

Differentiating Between Problem Behavior and Challenging Behavior

In Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, differentiating between Problem Behavior and Challenging Behavior is very important. Although these terms are often used interchangeably, they have distinct meanings in the context of ABA therapy.…
Teaching Communication Skills

Using ABA Techniques to Teach Communication Skills

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a scientifically validated approach to therapy that has been shown to be effective in teaching a wide range of skills, including communication skills. Using ABA techniques to teach communication skills are…
Teaching safety to children

Teaching Safety to Children with Autism

Teaching safety skills to children with autism can be a challenging but a crucial aspect of their overall development. Children with autism may have difficulties understanding social cues, danger, and safety protocols, which can put them at…
THINGS THE AUTISM COMMUNITY WISHES YOU KNEW

THINGS THE AUTISM COMMUNITY WISHES YOU KNEW

Autism is a complex neurological disorder that affects people in different ways, and the autism community is made up of individuals who have unique experiences and perspectives. As a friend, family member, or colleague of someone with autism,…
Mixed Emotions

Helping Parents Cope with An Autism Diagnosis

Many parents feel a range of emotions after their child's diagnosis including shock, sadness, fear, confusion, guilt, anger, and grief. Parents may also feel overwhelmed, helpless, and isolated. Below we will discuss, helping parents cope with…
Parent Training

The Importance of Parent Training

Parent training is an important component of a successful Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program. One must understand the importance of parent trainings. Parents are the primary caregivers of the child, so it is important that they understand…