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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…


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…



Babbling: A Key Milestone for Speech and Language Development

Angela Cathey, M.A & Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC At Verbal Beginnings, intervention focuses on increasing a variety of areas within each learner’s repertoire, including verbal behavior, social skills, functional life skills, and group instruction skills. Within this…


The difference between great and poor behavior analysts.

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates In a recent video by Brett DiNovi & Associates, Matt Linder spoke about the differences between good and poor behavior analysts. As you begin to…


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….



How to talk ABA in a fun way.

Scott Herbst, PhD & Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi Brett DiNovi & Associates If you’re a Behavior Analyst, at some point you’ve probably been at a conference, perhaps enjoying a cocktail after a stimulating day of…


Win client hours with quantification and prediction.

How to win friends with quantification and prediction from Chartlytics.   The tides are changing. Behavior science is moving forward – becoming more efficient and effective – and YOU can easily become a part of that. How? Embrace quantification and…


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…