autism spectrum disorder

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…


Ways You Can Spread Autism Awareness Beyond the Month of April

Zachary H. Morford, PhD, BCBA-D Lucero Neri-Hernandez, MS, BCBA Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21 Media, LLC April is autism awareness month. Launched over two decades ago by the Autism Society, the whole month is designed to bring awareness of…


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…


When behavior persists during extinction…

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Intermittent schedules of reinforcement make behavior more resistant to extinction, right?  Maybe not. According to a study published by MacDonald, Ahearn, Parry-Cruwys, Bancroft, and Dube in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, behavior…