Independent Activity Schedule (IAS)

Life gets busy. No matter how much of a Type A personality I have, I cannot be everywhere all the time. With that being said, I need to make sure the little ones are engaged in an activity while I am otherwise occupied (like making dinner, taking work calls, or going to the bathroom). Knowing Read more about Independent Activity Schedule (IAS)[…]

Intermediate Requesting

When I want something, I have a whole dictionary of words to rely on to get my needs met. I can use verbs and nouns, as well as core and fringe words. Instead of just asking for “more”, I can ask for “more cheese” on my pasta, or “more mozzarella” (or parmesan). I like my Read more about Intermediate Requesting[…]

Manding With ‘Wh Questions’

Many of our students struggle with initiating language and conversation.  This is why there is usually a strong emphasis on manding and requesting in an ABA program.  Teaching them to ask for things that they want builds a relationship of communication between the child and others. Basic manding teaches a child to ask for tings Read more about Manding With ‘Wh Questions’[…]