Category: Applied Behavior Analysis

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The entire month of April is Autism Awareness Month and April 2 is recognized as World Autism Awareness Day. Established in 1972, advocacy groups such as the Autism Society began by founding National Autistic Children’s week, with it eventually evolving into what we recognize today. The theme for 2021 National Autism Awareness Month is “Light Up With Kindness.”   The goal of […]

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created unique challenges for educators, Applied Behavior Analyst (ABA) practitioners, parents and students alike. When schools began closing their doors to mitigate the spread of the virus in early 2020, families and practitioners were left with many unanswered questions. Specifically, how will children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ADS) continue to […]

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Established in 1987, Women’s History Month is recognized throughout the month of March across the U.S. This annual celebration is a tribute to women who made significant cultural contributions over the course of American history. Let’s take a look at five women who left an indelible legacy on the therapy industry. Mary Ainsworth (1913 – 1999)  Mary Ainsworth was […]

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As an Applied Behavior Analysis therapist, you may be considering telehealth as a way to see your clients in light of the Coronavirus outbreak in the United States. Many mental and behavioral health therapists are seeing an increased demand for telehealth services and many are making — or considering — a transition to telehealth. However, […]