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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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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Autism diagnosis in children and young people by NHS

Autism diagnosis in children and young people Recognition, referral and diagnosis of children and young people on the autism spectrum. This guideline covers the recognition, referral and diagnosis of autism in children and young people from birth up to 19 years. Autism diagnosis in children and young people by NHS

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Haining v Warrington

IPSEA are very pleased to have been able to support the Haining family in taking their case to the Court of Appeal against Warrington Borough Council. The decision issued today was unanimous across three very senior judges lead by the Master of the Rolls, Lord Dyson. It is extremely clear and gives unequivocal direction in an area […]

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