Reinforcement

Reinforcement

Reinforcement is an important component to learning new skills and behaviors. While some reinforcement is contrived, much reinforcement occurs natural [...]

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Creating Supportive Environments

Creating Supportive Environments

Perhaps you have noticed or been told that your child “acts” a certain way in one environment and a different way in another. From experience, my [...]

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Understanding the Functions of Behavior

Understanding the Functions of Behavior

A primary purpose of applied behavior analysis (ABA) is to help individuals and families by addressing interfering or challenging behaviors. All kids [...]

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March Mand-ness

March Mand-ness

In honor of March Madness, a sought-out time for avid college basketball fans, we will discuss manding – hence the title of today’s blog March Man [...]

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Emotions and Empathy

Emotions and Empathy

Two myths about autism related to emotions are that 1) people with autism do not feel or express any emotion and 2) people with autism cannot understa [...]

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