ABA Terminology
Jessica Cowan, MA, BCBA

Behavior Intervention 101: Antecedent Interventions

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!

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Communication
Jessica Cowan, MA, BCBA

AAC Devices for Autism: Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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ABA Terminology
Ross Nesselrode, M.Ed, BCBA, LBA

Introduction to Functional Analysis (FA)

Functional Analysis (FA) is a methodology to identify the function of a person’s behavior in order to develop a more effective and helpful behavior intervention plan. Learn about the five conditions in an FA and more inside.

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Information
Frank Woods

11 Celebrities and Famous People with Autism or Aspergers

Although autism can create difficulty in learning, many people with autism can not only perform their jobs effectively but succeed at the very highest levels. This article lists 11 of the famous celebrities and people with autism throughout history.

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