Back-to-School Tips from ABA

Back-to-School Tips from ABA

Back-to-School Tips from ABA “Back-to-school” season is one of the most exciting and intimidating times of the year. Kids get to see their friends, parents get some alone time, and teachers get to do what they love! And there are also so many responsibilities that return with the start of the school year – so […]

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Negative Reinforcement vs. Punishment

Negative Reinforcement vs. Punishment

Negative Reinforcement vs. Punishment The difference between negative reinforcement and punishment is often confused. When looking at reinforcement versus punishment, it’s important to understand the stimulus change and the effect on the behavior. In behavior analysis, positive and negative are used to describe the stimulus change and not the effect. In other words, positive means […]

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Behavior-Specific Praise

Behavior-Specific Praise

Going Past “Good Job” Praise is a simple, yet powerful tool. Behavior-Specific Praise is a form of reinforcement describing desired Behavior that is Specific to the child, through a positive Praise statement. So what is BSP? It is a positive praise statement describing a specific behavior. It’s a way to provide positive attention to appropriate […]

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Tips from ABA: Potty Training

Tips from ABA: Potty Training

Potty Training Tips Potty training is an exciting developmental milestone for kids, but can also be a challenging and daunting time for parents and caregivers. Every child has unique needs and motivation, so traditional methods may not work for all kids. Here are some tips from our ABA team to hopefully help to with potty […]

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