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Episode 157: Creating Meaningful Goals in ABA

Our main goal when working with our learners is that they make progress and become as happy and independent as possible. Here, we discuss how to choose meaningful goals to help them succeed.

Episode 156: Teaching Flexibility Through ABA

Many of our learners experience difficulties with rigid behavior and flexibility, a common trait in the diagnostic criteria for autism. This can negatively affect their lives, but fortunately, there are strategies to help them overcome these challenges. Here, we discuss the best ways to incorporate teaching flexibility into ABA programs. 

teaching social skills in aba

Episode 155: Teaching Social Skills in ABA

Social skills lessons aim to enhance social interactions and communication abilities, which can be challenging for our learners. In this podcast, we explore effective methods for teaching social skills to meet social communication goals.

Episode 154: Trauma-Informed Care

Trauma-informed care, or trauma-assumed care, is a trending topic in our field. Here, we discuss how to best incorporate it into our practice.

aba intake process

Episode 153: ABA Intake Process

Toilet training is one of the most important skills we can teach our learners. When it comes to toilet training children with autism or with other special needs, it means we can promote their dignity.

direct instruction programs

Episode 152: Direct Instruction Programs

We typically use direct instruction programs with some of our advanced learners, especially when working towards academic goals. Direct instruction is an evidence-based, somewhat scripted set of curriculum based on ABA principles.

Episode 150: Evolution of Discrete Trial Training (DTT)

Our approach to discrete trial training, or discrete trial teaching (DTT), might look very different today than our approach in the past, or how we were taught in school. In the past, DTT was heavy on memorization, and it often lacked a natural environment component. Here, we discuss the evolution of DTT, what’s changed, and how we can apply it in our current work.