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Episode 136: Practical ABA Programs

Kids are multi-faceted and while assessments can be helpful, it can also prevent us from tailoring programs to each unique individual. Here, we’re diving into how to use practical programs with our learners. We discuss how to troubleshoot when a specific program may not be working and how to choose a different path. Our conversation also includes ways to monitor progress and keep track of long-term goals.

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Episode 135: The Bx Resource Mentorship Meeting Sneak Peek

Our community offers a private place for you to chat with other practitioners and share what’s working and what’s not working. Here, we’re giving you an inside look into one of our mentorship meetings for our Pro Members. If you’re interested in joining us at our next meeting, head to our website and check out our membership!


Episode 134: What Does Shaping Mean in ABA?

Although shaping is a basic concept in ABA, it’s often overlooked when creating behavior plans. Here, we discuss how to use shaping when teaching our learners important skills. We share some examples of shaping, how to use shaping with reinforcement, and more.

Episode 133: The BST Model – Behavioral Skills Training

Here, we cover the various applications of behavioral skills training (BST) in more detail. We discuss the four distinct parts of BST and the importance of the rehearsal, or practice stage. We also cover how to incorporate reinforcement and feedback and provide some real-world examples of BST in action.

Episode 132: Teaching Manding in ABA

As ABA professionals, it’s important to know why teaching manding is important as well as the best ways to do it, especially with beginner learners. Here, we dive into manding terminology and how to work with non-verbal learners. We also discuss how manding and shaping go together, how to incorporate manding into a session, and more.