Shaping Behavior

Shaping Behavior

What is “shaping behavior”?  In ABA, shaping refers to the process of reinforcing approximations of behavior until the individual can demonstrate the desired behavior. In other words, rewarding the small changes or gradual steps of the behavior, in the right direction.  Shaping can be used for both skill acquisition and targeting more challenging behaviors.  For […]

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Introducing Clinic-based Psych Assessments!

Introducing Clinic-based Psych Assessments!

Project Play is so excited about our new service! Dr. Lyn McRainey and Vanessa Adams have joined Project Play Therapy’s clinic team to provide comprehensive psychoeducational and psychological assessments for children, adolescents, and young adults.   About Psych Assessments: All assessment plans are individualized to the client/child; however, a comprehensive evaluation typically includes assessment in […]

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All Things Social Groups!

All Things Social Groups!

Project Play Therapy Summer Social Groups Here at Project Play Therapy we are all about working on developmental skills and having fun at the same time! After all, children learn best through play. Last week was the final week for our Summer Social Groups and our kids and therapists had a blast!   About Social […]

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Working on Pincer Grasp

Working on Pincer Grasp

Activities to Develop a Pincer Grasp Pincer grasp (sometimes called “pincher”) is an important fine motor building block for everything from self feeding to dressing to handwriting. As children grow and develop, they move from using their whole hand, to their fingers, ultimately graduating to using a neat pincer grasp to manipulate tiny objects– making […]

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