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. Negative reinforcement can mistakenly be used to reinforce maladaptive behaviors, back to the example of your child having a difficult time eating new textured foods and you want them to try broccoli for the first time. Learn more

Did you know….

In addition to accepting all major medical insurance, ABA Therapy Solutions accepts Family Empowerment Scholarships? The Family Empowerment Scholarship (FES) was signed into law on May 9, 2019, and became Florida’s sixth K-12 private school scholarship program since 1999. Like the McKay Scholarship, the FES is funded through the Florida Education Finance Plan (FEFP). The FEFP also funds district public schools as well as public charter schools. The new FES program was capped at 18,000 students for the inaugural year.  More than 17,000 students in its first year. For 2020-21, the FES program served 36,409 students. Find out more

Meet Linda-BCBA and Executive Clinical Director at ABA Therapy Solutions

Unlike many ABA therapy companies, Linda Peirce, the founder of ABA Therapy Solutions, is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst. Linda began her career with a Bachelor’s in Psychology from La Salle University in Philadelphia. She initially worked as a Counselor for the Greater Philadelphia Childbirth Education Association and in the field of scientific journal and book publishing before moving with her family to Florida in the late 1980s. Working with her husband, Gary Peirce, they owned and operated Peirce Graphic Services, Inc. in Stuart from 1989 until 2001. Read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2021 occurs on Thursday, November 25. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.  Learn more

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