Posts about ABA and Autism
Changes to BACB Supervision: What You Need to Know
In December 2018, the BACB announced changes to supervision content and supervisor qualifications, as well as requirements for supervising trainees, RBTs and BCaBAs.
Important Details about Changes to the RBT Credential
With the ever-increasing numbers of RBTs and the visibility of RBT services, the BACB decided to review the current standards for obtaining and maintaining the RBT credential. Here is an overview of those changes.
Adults with Autism: Supporting Quality of Life
For those individuals who need significant care and supports, the transition into adulthood often is full of unknowns. What kinds of supports does an adult with autism need?
Elopement in Children with Autism
Seven-year-old Xavion Young of Texas City, outside of Houston, disappeared on January 6 when he managed to unlock a back, ....
Using Video for Skill Acquisition
Video modeling is one way IDD providers can use technology to help the individuals they serve learn new skills and gain independence.
The ABA Business Boom
The applied behavior analysis industry is experiencing an influx of investment dollars thanks to changes in state laws and insurance coverage.
9 Book Recommendations for Hiring and Inspiring Great Behavior Analysts
No one knows better than behavior analysts how complicated people are and how important it is to create the right environment for people to achieve their best.
Tips for Increasing Financial Discipline
Having good reporting in place to measure profitability and cash flow is crucial to planning for your future. Here are 12 questions to strengthen financial discipline.
Developing Leadership in Yourself and Your ABA Team
As a leader in an ABA organization, I sometimes found myself overwhelmed by the busy-ness of serving clients, working with, ....
Top 10 Tips for Teachers
10 tips for behavior management in the classroom as it relates to students who have autism from Dr. Amanda Kelly, PhD, BCBA-D.
Changes to the BACB Re-Certification Cycle
The Behavior Analysis Certification Board announced a significant change to re-certification for all BCBAs, BCBA-Ds and BCaBAs. Find out what changed.
Animals and Autism: A Promising Treatment Approach
One area that is receiving a lot of attention is the use of animal-assisted therapy (frequently dogs) for individuals with, ....
Autism, Anxiety and Depression: What You Need to Know About Comorbidity
Anxiety or depression can result in extreme, unusual symptoms in individuals with autism. Find out why and what it means for treatment outcomes now.