Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis

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What is Autism Spectrum Disorder and What Should Parents and Educators Know?

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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) defines autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as “a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior.” According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 59 children were diagnosed with ASD in 2018. Rates of ASD are increasing, and more parents today are faced with the difficulties of raising a child with… Read More about What is Autism Spectrum Disorder and What Should Parents and Educators Know?

The Importance of Parent Training in Applied Behavior Analysis Treatment

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Applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy can be a vital component of treating individuals diagnosed with autism. It’s also a strategy that’s not merely confined to an ABA therapist’s clinic. It’s… Read More about The Importance of Parent Training in Applied Behavior Analysis Treatment

Technology and Therapy: The Use of AAC Devices in Applied Behavior Analysis

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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) states, “AAC includes all of the ways we share our ideas and feelings without talking.” An example of AAC is American Sign Language (ASL), which… Read More about Technology and Therapy: The Use of AAC Devices in Applied Behavior Analysis

Leadership in Applied Behavior Analysis: What Is a Clinical Director?

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(BCBA) Clinical directors are detail-oriented professionals that are responsible for dealing with each aspect of clinical operations that deal with treatment of a client. To become a BCBA® clinical director,… Read More about Leadership in Applied Behavior Analysis: What Is a Clinical Director?

4 Methods for Increasing Communication Within Applied Behavior Analysis

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Children with autism may need extra guidance when learning to communicate. Today, applied behavior analysts use a blend of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) interventions, including the picture exchange communication… Read More about 4 Methods for Increasing Communication Within Applied Behavior Analysis