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A More Inclusive View of What Drives Behavior

Angela Cathey, M.A. & Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Many behavior analysts begin with a rather constrained view of what drives behavior as a result of educational contingencies. It is…


Token Economy Systems – Simple yet Effective.

Both at work and outside it, we often encounter situations or, rather, certain behaviors, that we would like to develop, whether they concern our children, employees or students. These behaviors may be related to instructional control, self-care or social interactions….


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…


Traveling with Children with Autism

Tamar Varnai, MA, BCBA DrOmnibus If you have a child with autism, sensory processing disorders, or emotion regulation deficits, chances are you hit pause any time the idea of traveling comes up.  Yes, it would be nice to get away….



Parent Training: Parent Support vs Parent Mediated Interventions

Rabia S. Khan, M.S. DrOmnibus “If you have tears, prepare to share them now.”  William Shakespeare. With the expansion of the autism spectrum diagnosis and improved methods of assessments has come an increase (1 in 58) in the prevalence of…


Supporting children with autism to be their best selves.

Amber Tanski DrOmnibus Every child deserves the support he needs to thrive. Providing that support takes patience, strategy, and even a little creativity. Just like anyone else, children with autism need help to grow up to reach their full potential….


10 Things You Should Know About ASD

Zachary H. Morford, PhD, BCBA-D, Lucero Neri-Hernandez, MS, BCBA, Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21 Media, LLC Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that characterizes individuals who have difficulties with communication and social interactions, and who have repetitive behaviors…


How to Pair Yourself as a Positive Reinforcer

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D & Angela Cathey, M.A. bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates The effectiveness of any intervention depends upon many factors. One important factor in the success of your intervention is your own…


Training Social Skills in Limos with Games

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D & Zachary H. Morford, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21 Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Having difficulty interacting with others is one of the defining characteristics of individuals with autism. Like any other…