How To Manage Classroom Behavior

POSTED BY: BSCI21.org JUNE 11, 2015 By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Adel Najdowski, PhD, BCBA-D and Shannon Penrod recently wrote an article for SEEN Magazine that provided a few simple strategies for teachers to manage classroom behavior.  The strategies were centered around the four primary functions of behavior – attention, escape, access […]

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Clinic Based programmes for early intervention

Clinic based ABA programmes are ideal for early behaviour intervention to achieve faster results in the children’s behaviour, communication, generalisation and socialisation, before integrating them in a mainstream school. It is the most structured and efficient method to teach them whatever is needed in order to successfully integrate them back into their natural environment (home and school)  either […]

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Treating autism spectrum disorder and Social-communication programmes by NHS

Social-communication programmes Your child may be offered a type of programme called a ‘social-communication intervention’. This aims to help them communicate and interact with people and make social situations easier. Depending on your child’s age, these programmes may take place at school, or with a parent, carer or teacher. Applied behaviour analysis (ABA) Applied behaviour analysis […]

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This aspect of autism is all too real for some families — but Joey’s parents handle it like pros.

Autism has its ups and, unfortunately, its downs. However, families living with autism have learned how to deal with the challenges that come with autism in a productive, calm, and safe way. Discovery Health gets a look into Joey’s life as his mother (Carol) and father handle one of Joey’s outbursts. Watch as in a […]

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The Kids Who Beat Autism.

  At first, everything about L.’s baby boy seemed normal. He met every developmental milestone and delighted in every discovery. But at around 12 months, B. seemed to regress, and by age 2, he had fully retreated into his own world. He no longer made eye contact, no longer seemed to hear, no longer seemed […]

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ABA efficacy/ Group comparison studies

ABA RESEARCH ABA efficacy/ Group comparison studies Link to synopses of the Lovaas research and replication studies http://www.lovaas.com/research.php Specific Studies McEachin, J.J., Smith, T., & Lovaas, O.I. (1993).  Long-term outcome for children with autism who received early intensive behavioral treatment. American Journal on Mental Retardation.97, 359-372. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8427693 Smith, T., Buch, G.A., & Gamby, T.E. (2000).  Parent-directed, intensive early […]

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