In the world of Applied Behavior Analysis, accurate data collection is the foundation upon which effective interventions are built. One method that has gained prominence… Read More »Exploring Momentary Time Sampling: A Comprehensive Guide for ABA Practitioners
ABA Assessments & Data Collection
An ABA program starts with an assessment, and includes on-going data collection.
Navigating the world of Applied Behavior Analysis techniques can often feel like a complex maze. Among these techniques is a common approach known as DRO… Read More »Understanding DRO (Differential Reinforcement of Other Behavior) in ABA
What motivates you? I know for myself any kind of hazelnut chocolate is a favorite. But what happens when I am sick of chocolate? I have my back up motivators – like sour candies, pretzels, cookies, and more! Not everyone can tell us what motivates them, and sometimes what we think will motivate us does not do the trick. This is why we have preference assessments.
Data collection is a big part of what we do. We are bound to make data-driven decisions and update or revise programs based on what the data tell us. However, it is possible to be so consumed with data that it interferes with learning. How well can a person engage and think on their feet when they’re preoccupied with data collection?
Tacting is labeling an object. This important skill is going to be in most of our learners’ programs. So what are the best procedures for teaching tacting?
Did you know that when we talk about increasing a student’s sentence length, this is sometimes referred to as the MLU, or the mean length of utterance? We’re giving you some easy tips on how to increase mean length of utterance, or sentence length.
How do we know what our students’ favorite reinforcers are? Today’s topic is all about ABA preference assessments.
Increasing language skills in kids is typically the primary goal of an ABA program. When increasing language skills, it’s important to use natural environment teaching through a variety of fun activities. Reading interactive books with lots of pictures is one of those activities. Today I’m going to demonstrate how to increase language skills in kids through reading fun books.
ABC data sheets are an important and we use them in many different situations. In this blog, we’re talking about using an ABC data sheet.