Independent activity schedules, often referred to as IAS, are common in many ABA programs and classrooms. Today we will address why independent activity schedules are useful.
It can be difficult to incorporate ABA principles in a classroom setting, and here, we provide tips on how to do so. ABA offers plenty of helpful solutions for those kids who might not fit into the standard boxes. We cover how to use visuals and reinforcement, how to tackle sensory issues, and the importance of incorporating socialization into the curriculum.
Looking back on my years as a teacher, I can now say that ABA was the missing piece in my classroom (see: 5 ABA Principles… Read More »How to Use ABA to Manage Challenging Behaviour in the Classroom
Parents often hesitate to remove their child from preschool or daycare in order for the child to receive 1:1 ABA. Understandably, parents want their children… Read More »6 Skills a Child Needs to Be Ready to Learn in a Group
The beginning of a new school year can be an exciting time. For others, it evokes more fear and worry than glee. For our children… Read More »Prepare Your Child or Student with ASD for School
Too often, my sons come home complaining that they lost their recess time because classmates were behaving badly. This is one of my pet peeves… Read More »Classroom Reinforcement Systems That Work
When I was a classroom teacher, I didn’t always have the tools or knowledge to effectively deal with learning or behavioural challenges. It was frustrating!… Read More »5 ABA Principles I Wish I Knew When I Was a Teacher