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Discrete Trial Training

This article is part of our ABA therapy techniques series where we explore the different techniques used by ABA therapists. Discrete trial training (DTT) is an evidence-based intervention that helps children with autism improve their social communication and other skills.

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Autism and Hair Brushing

Children with autism have trouble with many sensory items. Therefore, brushing hair can be a challenge for these kids. In this article, we’ll go over the basics of autism and hair brushing to better understand children with autism and prepare

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Functions of Behavior

ABA therapists rely on the functions of behaviors to determine the reasons behind challenging behaviors in children with autism and devise suitable treatment plans. Keep reading to learn more about the different types of functions of behavior and how they

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Signs and Symptoms of Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or autism is a developmental disability that is both very common and highly misunderstood. ASD is caused by differences in the brain and can often lead to challenges with social interactions, learning, moving, paying attention and

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Autism and Bathing Issues

Bathing is an essential aspect of our personal hygiene. While baths are famous for their unique soothing effect, children with autism often find this activity challenging for a variety of reasons.    In this article, we will look at why

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Differential Reinforcement

Differential Reinforcement This article is part of our ABA therapy techniques series where we explore the different techniques used by ABA therapists.   Differential reinforcement is one of the most important tools used in ABA therapy. This technique can help

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Behavioral Momentum

Behavioral Momentum This article is part of our ABA therapy techniques series where we explore the different techniques used by ABA therapists. Behavioral momentum is a technique where the ABA therapist presents several simple demands in order to create momentum

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Pairing

Pairing This article is part of our ABA therapy techniques series where we explore the different techniques used by ABA therapists. Pairing in ABA therapy is a process of developing a fun relationship with a child with autism through their

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Choices and Preference Selection

Choices and Preference Selection This article is part of our ABA therapy techniques series where we explore the different techniques used by ABA therapists. Choices and preference selection is used in applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy as a method for

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