Category: therapy

30-Day Trial: NEW PRODUCT!

AS A PARENT OF CHILD WITH AUTISM, WHAT DO YOU NEED? For your child to reach his full potential — to achieve remarkable independence… to make friends, participate in the community and find joy. The solution is Activities-in-Action.com! WHAT IS MISSING? NEEDED RESOURCES. Even in the U.S. where access to funding for ABA services is nearly ubiquitous and over…

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FREE Thriving with Autism eLearning

The 5-STAR Amazon reviewed, top-selling book, Thriving with Autism now has a supplementary Activities-in-Action eLearning program and we’re giving you access FREE for the first monthly lesson! Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn evidence-based strategies for this unbeatable low price. Your first monthly lesson is FREE, while additional lessons are only $24 a month (no long-term commitment required).…

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Parents Know Best

Parenting…it can be absolute bliss and also extremely overwhelming all at the same time. As a parent, one wears a lot of hats: caregiver, provider, chef, teacher, counselor, marriage partner, information specialist and more. This role grows tenfold with you’re a parent to a child with autism. Parents of children with autism must navigate a…

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Teaching Life Skills with Task Analysis

Time to discuss the details of yet another Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)frequently used in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) by Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs). It's called Task Analysis. The name might sound complex, but it is actually a rather simple strategy to understand. What Task Analysis entails, is breaking a skill down into sequentially ordered steps, so they can be taught one step at a time. Think of Task Analysis as creating an instruction manual to complete a task.

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Discrete Trial Teaching

Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT) was developed by Ivar Lovaas and is an
evidence-based practice (EBP) that has been used as a method of teaching
individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder for more than 40 years. It is the
most widely used and well researched form of Applied Behavior Analysis
(ABA).

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Inspiration – Christopher Duffley

Faced with so many challenges at birth, it hard to believe just how far Christopher Duffley has come. Christopher was born very prematurely with a host of medical conditions due to maternal cocaine and oxycontin use. In addition, he has been blind since birth and was diagnosed with autism as a toddler. Soon after leaving the hospital as an infant, Christopher was placed in foster care. It was not until he was adopted by his Aunt Christine at the age of two, that his life began to turn around and the gifts he shares with the world began to be revealed.

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