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Why Client Assent in ABA is Important

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Does your client have rights? The overwhelming answer to this question should be YES!! However, many of us still have written into our behavior plans, “Ignore the student” or “Don’t let the student escape.” Client assent and client dignity are extremely important in the world of ABA and education. But what does this look like? What does it mean for our clients? 

Using ABA in a Preschool 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?

The Benefits of Using ABA Throughout Development

One of the greatest things about applied behavioral analysis (ABA) is that we can use ABA throughout development. We can apply ABA principles to any developmental stage to help people with developmental disabilities reach their fullest potential. 

Using Differential Reinforcement in ABA to Shape Behavior

We want to use the principles of ABA to teach our students to have more choices and to develop independence. Today we’re going to talk about using differential reinforcement in ABA to shape behavior so that you can incorporate client assent and choice within your sessions. 

How to Teach Pronouns and Possession

A lot of our kids with autism have a hard time learning to use pronouns and possessions appropriately. So we are showing you our pronouns and possession program to give you tips on how to teach pronouns and possession to your learners.

Teaching Attributes to Students

Teaching Attributes

Attributes are great for teaching language expansion and vocabulary development. After learning nouns, students can start putting descriptive words in front of those nouns. For example, “I want the big chip” or “That plate is dirty.” 

Tips for Teaching Tacting

Tacting is labeling an object. This important skill is going to be in most of our learners’ programs. So what are the best procedures for teaching tacting?

How to Increase Mean Length of Utterance (MLU)

Did you know that when we talk about increasing a student’s sentence length, this is sometimes referred to as the MLU, or the mean length of utterance? We’re giving you some easy tips on how to increase mean length of utterance, or sentence length. 

Emotional Regulation in Autism

A lot of the students that we work with often have trouble with emotional regulation. So what are the best ways that we can help them learn this really important life skill? Today’s topic is all about emotional regulation in autism.