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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.

Episode 147: The Association for Science in Autism Treatment with Dr. David Celiberti

David Celiberti, Ph.D., BCBA, is the part time Executive Director of the Association for Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT) and Past President of its Board of Directors, a role he served from 2006 to 2012. He is the Co-Editor of ASAT’s newsletter, Science in Autism Treatment. Dr. Celiberti served on a number of advisory boards and special interest groups in the fields of autism, ABA, and early childhood education. He also taught courses related to ABA at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervised individuals pursuing BCBA certifications, and conducted research in the areas of ABA, family intervention, and autism.

Episode 146: Extinction in ABA

Extinction is a buzzword we hear in the world of ABA. But it isn’t something we really do anymore. So, what does it mean and why have our thoughts changed on it?

behavior contracts

Episode 145: Behavior Contracts

Life skills are critical skills that our learners need to become independent. Here, we cover why teaching life skills is important and how we can do it effectively.

Episode 144: Teaching Life Skills

Life skills are critical skills that our learners need to become independent. Here, we cover why teaching life skills is important and how we can do it effectively.

Episode 143: Types of ABA Data Sheets

As ABA practitioners, we use a lot of data sheets. It can be tough to know which ones to use in specific situations. In this episode, we break down different types of ABA data sheets and when to use them. Data is only as helpful as how we use it, so it’s important to choose a data sheet that will make taking data simple for you.

Contingency map

Episode 139: What Is an ABA Contingency Map?

We get a lot of questions around parent training and how to best approach it, and here, we’re sharing some tips and best practices. We discuss how to establish a foundation with parents and how to get to know the family’s unique routines and habits. Our conversation also includes how to help parents achieve easy wins with their kids, how to leverage behavior skills training, and why it’s important to start small and build rapport.