Advanced Behavior Analysis

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“did you have fun doing that?” Or “are you proud of yourself?”

Delivering Effective Praise

When we deliver praise that is detailed and specifically targeting a certain behavior, it increases the reinforcing value of a positive statement, and helps our

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What is ABA?

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is best known for its success in treating individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities (e.g., Down syndrome,

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The “Why” of Behavior

From a clinical standpoint, behavior is classified in terms of its function. A behavioral function can also be considered the “why” of a behavior. When

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Presume Competence

“Rather than labeling individuals as “low functioning” or “high functioning,” we should recognize that people with autism vary in their ability to demonstrate competence. Our

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