autism

How having a sibling with ASD affects a child

Pawel Matus, MA DrOmnibus The diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in a child can heavily impact the everyday life of their parents, possibly turning it upside down on many levels. But the diagnosis can be just as impactful on…


Why a tablet? Effectiveness suggested by research

Łukasz Prochwicz DrOmnibus The number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders is growing worldwide, which increases the need for therapeutic interventions. Modern technologies are gaining in popularity as a means of searching for new solutions that would increase the…


How to break free from the stereotypes of autism?

Amber Tanski DrOmnibus Even though societal awareness about autism is growing, both parents and professionals such as speech therapists, psychologists, or even physicians, still show certain stereotypes toward persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). On the one hand, autism is…


The Four Functions of Behavior Made Simple

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates In a recent YouTube video, Brett DiNovi, CEO of the largest Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) agency on the East Coast, gives us an overview of…



All I really need to know… I learned as a Behavior Technician

By Emaley McCulloch bSci21 Contributing Writer I practiced as a Behavior Technician/ABA Therapist for the first 6 years of my career. A behavior technician has many jobs and roles, but they’re primarily responsible for carrying out behavior and treatment plans…



A.G.E.S Learning Solutions’ Journey to CentralReach

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D President, bSci21Media, LLC Emmylou Santos, M.A., BCBA, LBA, co-founded A.G.E.S. Learning Solutions in 2008, in the San Francisco Bay Area.  After three years of steady growth from group home consultation, they went full time…


Ensuring HIPAA Compliance and Security in ABA Software 

POMPANO BEACH, JULY 31, 2017 – If you work in any medical field, there are five letters burned into your brain, H-I-P-A-A. As part of the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996, commonly referred to as HIPAA, Congress mandated…


On teaching skills to mastery vs fluency

Shelley McLean, M.Ed, BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writer Sometimes I wonder if it’s just me . . . In my work with learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and diverse needs, I always focused on teaching skills to mastery, or at…