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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…


Fastest Way To Lose Respect As A Behavior Analyst or Leader

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D & Leanne Page, MEd, BCBA bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates As the field of behavior analysis rapidly grows, many newly certified Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) are leaping into new…


Positive Reinforcement Strategies for Bedtime

Leanne Page, M.Ed, BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writer “Dear Behavior BFF, bedtime is the absolute worst time of day. I dread putting my kids to bed because they draw everything out with so much drama! They argue, complain, cry, you name…


Why a BCBA should work for Verbal Beginnings

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC I recently had a chance to talk with Diana Wolf and Nick Chappell about what makes their company, accredited by the Behavioral Health Centers of Excellence, attractive to BCBAs. In a word, it…


How to Start an ABA Blog

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Angela Cathey, M.A. ENSO Group As we recently mentioned in our article, “How to talk ABA to the rest of the world.” behavior analysts are trained really well to speak technically.  We do…


Behavioral Skills Training at Dinner Time

Leanne Page, M.Ed, BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writer “Dear Behavior BFF, I need some serious help with dinnertime. My two sons argue, yell, goof off, refuse to eat, you name it. We can’t go out to restaurants and turn down any…


A self-help group for BCBAs working on a proverbial island.

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates “I feel like I’m working on an island.” It is a phrase heard all-too-often by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) delivering Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)…


How BCBAs Should Read Research Papers

Maithri Sivaraman, M.Sc., BCBA Guest Author With the advent of digital technology, the Internet is replete with information about various available treatment options for autism. I open my news feed and one of the first things I see is an…


How to use differential reinforcement for parenting.

By Leanne Page, M.Ed., BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writer “Dear Behavior BFF, I’ve read enough of your work to know you don’t recommend punishing your child in your articles. But as a parent, punishment is typically what is easy and what…