ABA in my world: Or is my world ABA?

By Christopher Bloh, Ph.D., BCBA-D Guest Writer I don’t think that I’m unique as a behavior analyst to say that I understand my world through Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).  What my friends may say is ‘fun,’ I note as reinforcing (provided…


ABA Improves Vechicle Maintenance

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Behavior and Social Issues published a study in 2017, that should be of interest to all car owners.  Venditti and Wine, both from Florida Institute of Technology, worked with 22 people across different…



Street Photography and Behavioral Science

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Wikipedia defines street photography as “photography conducted for art or enquiry that features unmediated chance encounters and random incidents within public places.”  The overarching goal of street photography is to capture “the decisive…


Getting started with in-home therapy.

By Nick Chappell Verbal Beginnings Setting up an in-home ABA program for your child is easy given the right supports.  Typically, a program is viewed as therapy provided by a BCBA and a Registered Behavior Technician.  These positions are the…


Increasing Parent Engagement and Treatment Effectiveness using Values

Angela Cathey, MA & Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), or other care provider, for developmentally disabled children it becomes important to develop strategies…


Working with Grief Using Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

Jacob Martinez, MA, LPC In my last post I talked about how grief can teach us Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. Today I’ll show you some practical tips for working with the bereaved. Remember It’s Still About Flexibility When working with…


5 Employee Incentives to Take Your Business Higher

Angela Cathey, MA & Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Motivating and engaging employees is a central mission of any leader. As a business begins to scale you cannot achieve all…


How Grief Teaches Us Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

Jacob Martinez, MA, LPC Live long enough and you are guaranteed to know it intimately, that tangled up mix of inner experience we call grief. Grief is an experience that all of us share at one time another, and it…


Behavior Analysts Battle Fake News

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC We live in a world of language, of information, consumed by millions of people through the Internet.  Unfortunately, recent years have seen a misinformation trend in the form of “fake news.” The issue…