ABA Practice

Common Misconceptions about Behavior Analysis

Angela Cathey, MA & Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) has an image problem. A science built on behavioral principles is difficult for outsiders to recognize and…


How to Have a Structured Summer with Your Child with ASD

Roxanne Malloy, MS BCBA, LBA Hillcrest Educational Foundation Bartłomiej Opaliński Non-Public School of Behavioral Therapy for Children with Autism After an intense year of school education and therapy, everyone’s bound to feel worn out: children, therapists, teachers, and, very likely,…


Ethical Drift. What is it?

By Nicole Postma, M.S., BCBA Guest Author I made it up, but here is what I think it means. Definition: An unintended consequence subsequently from a gradual change in ethical behavior as a result of unplanned environmental factors; often entails a…


Vacation tips for parents of children with ASD

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Summer is here, the kids are out of school, and it’s time for that family road trip! But let’s not kid each other – road trips make for great memories, but can also…



How parents can fit ABA into their busy schedules.

By Leanne Page, M.Ed, BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writer “Dear Behavior BFF, I have followed your posts for a while now. The problem I see is that in order for me to be successful as a parent, I have to follow…


Why the future of ABA therapy is all about time management.

Innovators in the ABA software market are determined to make therapists’ work faster for a reason. It is directly connected with making the world a better place. I’m Wojciech Bieroński, Head of Research and Development in DrOmnibus, the first company…


What is variability and why do you as a behavior analyst care?

Variability from Chartlytics on Vimeo. Statistical variability is taught in school: range, standard deviation, and variance are familiar terms. But what about behavioral variability? What is it? And more importantly, what is it telling us about our intervention? Behavioral Variability…


Life as an ABA therapist

Angela Cathey, M.A. & Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates A hot topic for most entrepreuners and business executives is how to stay motivated and continue to put your best foot…