In ABA, we talk a lot about the events that precede and follow target behaviors. An antecedent is something that happens immediately before a behavior. Identifying and modifying antecedents allows us to help shape our children’s behavior to be more adaptive and effective!
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Devices can be powerful tools to help children with autism learn language. Our contributor, Jessica Cowan, writes about some frequently asked questions that parents may have about using these devices with their kids.