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Nov

ABA Therapy Solutions November Newsletter

Parent Training-Negative Reinforcement Implementing negative reinforcement is equally as important as positive reinforcement, both are important to your child’s success by creating a positive consequence for a preferred behavior. Reinforcement must occur for behaviors to continue to happen. Without reinforcement, the behavior will be unlearned and no longer occur (Capella University, 2020).  It is important to only reinforce positive behaviors.

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14
Oct

ABA Therapy Solutions October Newsletter

Parent Training Tip–Positive Reinforcement At ABA Therapy Solutions we take pride in focusing on your child’s individual strengths and positive behaviors. Positive reinforcement is a strategy in which reinforcement is given immediately following a behavior. In simplest terms, when the child displays positive behavior, the child is rewarded. This reinforcement is given in order to increase the occurrence of positive

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10
Sep

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

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12
Aug

ABA Therapy Solutions August Newsletter

Parent Training-Teaching Alternative Behaviors In applied behavioral analysis treatment, your child’s target behaviors will be identified and chosen for intervention to decrease the maladaptive behaviors and increase socially significant behaviors. Teaching alternative behaviors is a significant teaching method that replaces unwanted behavior with a functional behavior that will shape your child for future success. To teach alternative replacement behaviors, you

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8
Jul

ABA Therapy Solutions’ July Newsletter

Parent Training Tips-Functional Play The main intended goal throughout your child’s treatment is for them to achieve functional communication and independence. Teaching functional play skills is significant for a child’s development because it builds social skills, creativity, and allows the opportunity for learning in their natural environment (school, home, clinic). Throughout your child’s treatment at ABA Therapy Solutions the providers

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9
Jun

ABA Therapy Solutions’ June Newsletter

June 14th is Flag Day! When the American Revolution broke out in 1775, the colonists weren’t fighting united under a single flag. Instead, most regiments participating in the war for independence against the British fought under their own flags. In June of 1775, the Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia to create the Continental Army—a unified colonial fighting force—with the hopes of a more

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5
May

ABA Therapy Solutions May Newsletter

Parent Training Tips-Alternative Behavior Strategies In applied behavioral analysis treatment, your child will receive many evidence-based interventions to increase their independence and ability to function in their environment meaningfully. The intervention of teaching alternative behaviors is looking at the skills and behaviors your child already possesses and shaping them into a new behavior that is socially significant to their success.

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9
Apr

ABA Therapy Solutions April Newsletter

Four Functions of Behavior In order to significantly implement appliedbehavioral analysis, it is most important toidentify the purpose of the displayedbehavior your child engages in. Identifyingthe function of their behavior helps us toprevent problem behavior and teach betterways to have their needs met and ensureconsistency across all environments. Read more Meet Holly, BCBA! Holly graduated summa cum laude from Florida

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5
Mar

ABA Therapy Solutions March Newsletter

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated annually on March 17, the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years. On St. Patrick’s Day, which falls during the Christian season of Lent, Irish families would traditionally attend church in the morning and celebrate in

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3
Feb

ABA Therapy Solutions’ February Newsletter

Meet Mandy! Amanda is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst who has 8 years of experience working with children with special needs. Starting as an ESE teacher, she became interested in her student’s behavior needs. She then obtained her Master’s in Arts degree from the Florida Institute of Technology in Applied Behavior Analysis. Amanda has experience working with students with varying exceptionalities,

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