Maintenance: An ABA Technique

Skill maintenance is among the most important elements of successful ABA therapy. Even after a child has learned a new behavior, we can’t assume that this behavior will be retained over time. In this article, we explore the ways to

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Generalization: An ABA Technique

One of the challenges children with autism face is transferring newly learned skills to other environments. That’s why the generalization of skills is one of the main focuses of ABA therapy, especially for children receiving services in a clinical setting.

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Task Analysis: An ABA Technique

Children with autism often have difficulties learning new skills. That is why ABA therapists may introduce these skills through task analysis, a technique that breaks tasks down into smaller, easily manageable activities. Read more about task analysis and how it

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Autism Toys

Autism toys help kids manage their behavioral, emotional, and sensory symptoms. In the same vein, some toys enhance their academic, social, and motor skills. If you want your autistic daughter or son to improve in any of these areas, this

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Is Autism a Disability?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), autism is a developmental disability. The condition isn’t a learning disability, but patients still require educational support. This article highlights autism’s main debilitating symptoms, the government benefits that officially-diagnosed children

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What is an Autism Specialist?

If you are a caring and driven individual wanting to help children living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), then you may be well-suited for a career as a certified autism specialist (CAS). These professionals work with individuals with autism to

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High Functioning Autism IQ

Autism spectrum is a developmental disorder that can affect a person’s ability to communicate, emotionally regulate, and process sensory information. Some experts believe that people with high-functioning autism have above-average IQs, while others think there’s no link between the two. 

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Autism and Tics

Many parents of children with autism have a growing list of questions surrounding their children and certain behaviors. One of the biggest questions that most parents have has to do with autism and tics. Here’s what to know about this

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Autism and Seizures

Raising a child on the autism spectrum can be challenging and it’s even more so if your child also receives a diagnosis of epilepsy. Here’s everything you need to know about the link between the two conditions, common seizure types,

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