Reinforcement is one of our most common and useful tools, and it’s just as important to know how to fade reinforcement. Here, we dive into fading reinforcement through different schedules. Our conversation also includes tips on how to use behavior contracts and self-monitoring as well as how to naturally fade reinforcement in the classroom.
Teaching social skills and learning from the natural environment are two main goals in ABA. so how can we use ABA in a preschool classroom to target these goals?
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