Direct instruction (DI) is an evidence-based teaching intervention included under the umbrella of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Some practitioners believe DI is a powerful and effective intervention strategy that can improve all learners’ educational and behavioral success.
The COVID19 related school closures and subsequent virtual learning highlighted the need for the rapid preparation of programs and materials to help students access educational services from home. How did Behavior Analysts and families structure ABA services?
What is a prompt hierarchy in applied behavioral analysis? What are the benefits of using prompts and what type of prompts are there in ABA therapy?
You’ve probably found yourself transitioning your ABA practice towards a remote operation, for the time being, or for a more permanent change to your practice, and you are not alone. There is a growing wave of telehealth services being offered online due to the overall convenience, lowered cost, and added ability to reach clients in more remote areas that would otherwise have difficulty receiving much-needed services.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 4, 2020 — Therapy Brands and Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Accreditation (BHCOE) have announced a partnership that will align the two
The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted many sectors of the economy, including many ABA therapy offices that are now grappling with the question of whether to retain their employees and stay open. Fortunately, there are various federal government relief programs as well as other resources that can help small businesses like therapy practices weather this storm. We’ve compiled a list of resources that may help your ABA therapy office stay in business in the next few months.
For this session of the ABA Community Chat, we were joined by Dr. Joy Pollard, Co-founder and CEO of Clinical Operations at Behavior Change Institute. Dr. Pollard has been working in the area of telemedicine or telehealth practices for the past seven years. Her own clinical practice is focused on the delivery of service through telehealth modalities in homeschool and residential settings. As a subject matter expert on telehealth guidelines for the Council for Autism Service Providers (CASP) she gives great insight into how practitioners can continue providing care during the COVID epidemic.
Applied Behavior Analysts (ABA) are therapists who help individuals improve, increase, and maintain behaviors needed for everyday life. They focus on a wide range of behaviors including communication, social skills, academics, and even hygiene to name a few. The idea is that ABA therapists help individuals adapt in various situations and learn how to transfer skills from one situation to another. This type of therapy is typically used to help those who have autism learn how to successfully navigate the world around them. If you’re interested in becoming an ABA therapist but are not sure of the certification requirements, this is the perfect guide for you! This guide will break down the requirements, how you go about obtaining each one, and how often you have to go through re-certification.
As an ABA practitioner, you have a lot on your plate. You’re constantly working with clients and doing what you can to make progress with them. If you own your business, you’re also concerned about billing, marketing, employee management, and more. Even with everything you have to do you still have to worry about whether or not employees are properly tracking the hours they need to complete their professional certifications.
We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Catalyst client Laura McKee, CEO of Autism Home Support Services headquartered in the Chicago area. We discussed current happenings and future plans for AHSS, as well as Laura’s insights on the ABA industry and organizational practices.
OVERVIEW Many exciting things are happening in the field of applied behavior analysis. The number of board certified behavior analysts increases steadily each year, which
DataFinch Technologies is excited to announce a partnership with Linda A. LeBlanc, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Licensed Psychologist and her new company, LeBlanc Behavioral Consulting.