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Anton Shcherbakov, Psy.D, BCBA

101 Reinforcement Ideas for Students with Autism

It can be difficult to motivate those students that don’t seem to have that drive for learning on their own. This article provides 101 reinforcement ideas for students with autism. We include a variety of ideas from categories including food, activities, sensory, attention, electronics, and toys.

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Anton Shcherbakov, Psy.D, BCBA

Task Analysis for Getting Dressed and Hygiene

Task analysis is an ABA strategy for teaching children complex tasks such as brushing teeth and washing hands. We include examples for these and other important hygiene and getting dressed tasks. This strategy is perfect for special education classrooms and for parents working with kids in the home.

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Anton Shcherbakov, Psy.D, BCBA

Free Resource: Task Analysis Sheet

It’s important to have good resources for facilitating effective ABA instruction. This week, we have a free task analysis data sheet. We also provide instructions for utilizing this invaluable resource. If you are not using the task analysis strategy to teach children with Autism complex skills such as brushing teeth, getting dressed, or tying shoes, you are likely seeing sub-optimal progress.

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Anton Shcherbakov, Psy.D, BCBA

Free Resource: 50 First Words Tracker

It’s important to have good resources for facilitating effective ABA instruction. This week, we have a free language tracker resource. This document includes 50 first nouns that can be used with early learners with Autism. We include columns for receptive ID, expressive ID, and feature/function/class instruction. Also perfect to be used for tracking progress on the VB-MAPP.

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Anton Shcherbakov, Psy.D, BCBA

Early Signs of Autism in Babies, Infants, and Toddlers

Early signs of autism include poor eye contact, lack of gestures for communication, and delayed language development. We provide a comprehensive list of symptoms and links for additional resources if you believe that your child may have Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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