ABA Therapy Solutions September Newsletter

What is prompting?

Prompting in ABA therapy refers to providing assistance or cues to encourage your child to use specific skills to complete tasks. Prompting your child encourages them to perform a task until they learn how and when to do it on their own.​​ The ultimate goal is for your child to learn how to perform the skill independently in the appropriate situations without needing to be prompted (Applied Behavioral Analysis EDU, 2021). In treatment and learning at home, it is most ideal to use the least intrusive form of prompting to focus teaching on your child’s independence. In order to avoid prompt dependency, we encourage you to use the least intrusive prompting and positive reinforcement when your child engages in tasks independently. Read more

Meet Alisha, BCBA

Alisha is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who has been working with children and adolescents with special needs since 2013. She is a veteran teacher with 6 years of experience teaching middle school and kindergarten, as well as working as a School Behavioral Health Professional.  Alisha has been working in the field of ABA since 2017 as an RBT and a student analyst. She obtained her Masters in Mental Health Counseling with Read more

Patriot’s Day, 9/11/21

On September 11, 2021, the 20th anniversary of Patriot Day, gives all of us time to reflect on the devastating terror attacks that took nearly 3,000 lives. We commemorate those who we lost and give thanks to the brave first responders who put their lives on the line. Take a moment today to consider what we stand for as a nation and how we can work together to make the world a better place for all. The bravery of American citizens and uniformed personnel in the face of one of the world’s most terrible terrorist attacks is remembered on National Day of Service and Remembrance on September 11th each year. Learn more

Occupational Therapy Available!

Therapists use evidence-based practices to support participation, performance, and function in everyday life.  They are a great resource for strategies, tools, and equipment, to help children with obstacles that keep them from fully participating in the classroom. ABA Therapy Solutions has OT services available from our  Stuart clinic. They address developmental concerns or delays in daily life for toddlers up to age 5 who are benefiting from ABA.  Learn more

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