ABA for Everyone

The Big Three Skills for Autism

I’ve been consulting with children and a few adults with autism for many years now. I had a revelation soon after I published my book The Verbal Behavior Approach. I now believe that there are three main skills every child and adult with autism needs to be successful. These skills for autism, I…


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Ease Transitions: Why Do Students with Autism Have Such a Difficult Time?

Let's talk about transitions and autism. Imagine you are at the beach on a beautiful sunny day having a cold drink and reading a great book. On a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the most reinforcing activity, you would probably rate being at the beach on this day to be a 10. Without warning, I…


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The Verbal Behavior Approach Translations: Now Available in Several Languages!

One of the most exciting things that has happened since publishing my book (The Verbal Behavior Approach) in 2007, is the interest in translating my book into different languages. With more than 30,000 copies sold, The Verbal Behavior Approach is now available in several languages including…


Getting ABA/VB Services Started in Your Child’s School

Getting an ABA Program Started for Your Child

There are lots of ways to try to educate yourself as a parent or professional on the principles of an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program. Bringing in a knowledgeable speaker on the topic of ABA is probably the most common way to begin. This can often “jump-start” enthusiasm for ABA but will…