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What is Shaping? behavior bytes vocabulary Jul 11, 2024

Shaping is a helpful technique that you can use to teach your child many complex behaviors.

With shaping, the learner learns by first approximately performing the goal behavior. As the...

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Teaching Play Skills: Fun ABA Activities for Toddlers with Autism learning through play parenting with aba Jul 09, 2024

 

Play is not only fun, but also essential for a toddler's development. However, teaching play skills to children with autism can sometimes be challenging. In this "how-to" guide, we'll...

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What is Modeling? behavior bytes vocabulary Jul 04, 2024

Modeling is a teaching technique in which the teacher demonstrates a desired behavior or response to a learner. In ABA, modeling is often used to teach communication and social skills (such as...

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Managing Transitions: ABA Tips for Smooth Routines at Home parenting with aba Jul 02, 2024

 

Parenting toddlers and preschoolers with autism often involves navigating transitions, which can be challenging for both parents and children. However, with the right strategies, you can...

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Creating Visual Schedules: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents parenting with aba Jun 25, 2024

Parenting a toddler or preschooler with autism comes with unique challenges, but it also opens up opportunities for innovative strategies to support their development. One such strategy that has...

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What is Textual vs. Transcription? behavior bytes vocabulary Jun 20, 2024

Textual behavior is reading! It’s important to note that just because someone is engaging in textual behavior, it does not mean they are understanding what is being read.

Transcription is...

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Reducing Mealtime Challenges: ABA Approaches for Picky Eaters parenting with aba Jun 18, 2024

Today we’re going to be talking about picky eating in children with autism! Before we get started we do want to give a disclaimer that if you are dealing with severely picking eating, such as...

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What is Listener Responding? behavior bytes vocabulary Jun 13, 2024

Listener Responding (LR) sometimes known as receptive language, requires the listener to respond to another’s verbal behavior.

Here’s an example: if you say “Where are your...

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Effective Reinforcement: How to Motivate Your Preschooler with Autism parenting with aba Jun 11, 2024

Motivation plays a crucial role in learning and behavior for preschoolers with autism. By using effective reinforcement strategies, parents can encourage desired behaviors and foster positive...

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What is an Echoic? behavior bytes vocabulary Jun 06, 2024

An echoic is what occurs when verbal behavior has point-to-point correspondence with its preceding verbal stimulus (Skinner, 1957). In layman’s terms, it’s a verbal imitation of what...

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Building Communication Skills: ABA Techniques for Nonverbal Toddlers communication parenting with aba Jun 04, 2024

For nonverbal toddlers with autism, expressing their needs and desires can be challenging, and can sometimes lead to challenging behaviors for parents to manage when they are not understood. Using...

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What is an Intraverbal? behavior bytes vocabulary May 30, 2024

Intraverbal means responding to the spoken (or signed) words of others without repeating exactly what the other person just said, as in a conversation.

For example, one might say to a friend,...

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