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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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Halloween Tips for Children with Autism

IT'S HALLOWEEN!

A night when rules are thrown out the window. Kids get to stay up late, dress in scary costumes, and gobble down candy they got from strangers’ houses. Sounds like tons of fun for most, though for kids on the Autism Spectrum, Halloween can sometimes be confusing, frightful and lead to a sensory overloaded.  Here are some tips to help make Halloween night an enjoyable one for children with Autism.

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Pairing with Reinforcement

One of the very first things an RBT Autism Therapist will be asked to do when they start working with a new client, is Pairing. ‘Pairing’ is a technical ABA term which refers to the process of pairing yourself with reinforcement. The goal of Pairing is for your client to equate you with preferred items, enjoyable activities and having an all-around great time!

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“THE BEST – PASS THE RBT COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT – STUDY WORKBOOK”

We are very excited to be offering you a chapter of "THE BEST - RBT COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT - STUDY WORKBOOK" to you at no charge. We love helping you and we know you will pass your RBT Competency Assessment with Flying Colors if you use this workbook. Specifically you will be downloading Competency #5: Assist with functional assessment procedures. 

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