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ABA Therapy Examples

The science of Behavior Analysis comprises three branches: Behaviorism, Experimental Analysis of Behavior, and of course, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) with the last more focused on applying researched concepts to promote socially-significant behavior. From ABA comes the multitude of research-based therapies or interventions which include Discrete Trial Training, Pivotal Response Training, Natural Environment Training, and […]

Traveling with your child with autism

Traveling with your child with autism anytime soon? Does it involve a long car ride? It’s time to start planning how to keep your child busy and how to make the long drive as enjoyable as it can be. Some children with autism may do really well on car rides as it provides them with […]

Grocery shopping with your child with autism

Grocery shopping with your child with autism can be quite stressful for parents. A grocery store is a place that can be a sensory overload for your child who is autistic; the bright lights pulsating overhead, low-grade music, people, kids, and carts milling around, water sprayers misting the vegetables, and the coupon dispensers with their […]

Autism communication strategies

Autism communication strategies are techniques that help your autistic child develop their language and communication skills. Language impairment in communication is one of the main diagnostic criteria for a child with autism, specifically a delay in or total lack of spoken language. Many children may have difficulties not only expressing themselves but also understanding what […]

Autism and Communication Difficulties

Autism and communication difficulties go hand in hand. A failure to develop language is one of the earliest signs of autism. The ability to identify the distinct signature of this deficit in very young children has become increasingly important, given that the presence of speech before five years of age is the strongest predictor for […]

Transition strategies for autistic students

Transition strategies for autistic students can be very beneficial when trying to help them move successfully from one activity to another. Every student has to transition multiple times through a given school day. By giving autistic students warnings about the time remaining in an activity can provide a helpful frame of reference. Individuals with autism […]

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Some current dimensions of ABA

Some current dimensions of ABA ultimate goal are to bring about meaningful change to their children and families and for that change to occur in situations with school and family members. In the first Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis article in 1968, Baer and colleagues described seven dimensions of behavior analysis. To facilitate your understanding […]

Autism and bedtime routine

Design a bedtime routine that can be a win-win situation for your autistic child and yourself. Bedtime can be one of those nightly events which many parents love or hate or both! It means that peace and quiet are soon ahead, but it also can mean that a huge struggle is about to proceed. Many […]

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Autism treatment in Glendale, AZ

 Caring for an individual diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can present many challenges. The good news is that there are autism treatment options in Glendale, AZ so that you don’t have to do it alone. While no autism treatment has been shown to cure autism, several intervention options are utilized to reduce symptoms, […]

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Autism treatment in Menifee, CA

Caring for an individual diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can present many challenges. The good news is that there are autism treatment options in Menifee, CA so that you don’t have to do it alone. While no autism treatment has been shown to cure autism, several intervention options are utilized to reduce symptoms, improve […]

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ABA therapy in Glendale, AZ

LeafWing Center provides Applied Behavioral Analysis therapy in Glendale, AZ (and in homes, schools, and other locations throughout Southern California) to treat individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy is an evidence-based scientific technique used in treating individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. In general, ABA […]

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ABA therapy in Menifee, CA

LeafWing Center provides Applied Behavioral Analysis therapy in Menifee, CA (and in homes, schools, and other locations throughout Southern California) to treat individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy is an evidence-based scientific technique used in treating individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. In general, ABA […]