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Articles by Autism Society
Managing Classroom Behaviors: Tools to Facilitate Behavior Interventions in the General Education Setting
“Joey sit down. Joey sit down. JOEY SIT DOWN!” Do you find yourself repeating this instruction or others like it al...
By now you are an older teen or young adult and you’ve started to consider what you want to do with the rest of your...
In 1996, on a typical family vacation to Disney World, I had an epiphany. I was at an exhibit at Epcot called the...
The shift from early intervention (EI) to the public school program is one of the most important transitions in your...
Over the past 50 years, one treatment approach, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), has steadily grown in prominence by...
Early and Intensive Behavioral Intervention: Addressing Behavior Excesses and Deficits in Young Children with ASD
Background Early and Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) was pioneered by Dr. Ivar Lovaas and colleagues in the...
The past decade has seen dramatic reports citing the increase in the prevalence of autism and related disorders. From an...
Positive Behavior Support: Assisting Families with Behavioral Strategies in Home and Community Settings
The most important entity for a child with autism is the child’s family. Parents and other family members are...
Outcomes-Based Intervention Approaches: Supporting Children and Youth with ASD Who Exhibit Challenging Behavior
Patterns of challenging behavior have long been associated with the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Anyone...
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) continues to enjoy the most solid research base of any intervention approach for autism...
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