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Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Education | No Comments

Hello! Thanks for checking out ABAskills.com. This site is for all parents, behaviorists, teachers, therapists and anyone else who is engaged in the education and treatment of learners with autism and related developmental differences. My goal for these posts is that they will stimulate ideas for you to use with the children you are caring […]

Video Series: ABAskills: CONVERSATION TRAINING

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Ray Cepda explaining Conversation Training! ABAskills: CONVERSATION TRAINING

Video Series: ABAskills: TEACH ONE AND PROBE FOR GENERALIZATION

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ABAskills: TEACH ONE AND PROBE FOR GENERALIZATION Watch the educational video here

Video Series: ABAskills: RECEPTIVE PREPOSITIONS

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ABAskills: RECEPTIVE PREPOSITIONS Check out the video here!

Video Series: ABAskills: EXPANDING TRIALS

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Video Series: ABAskills: PAST TENSE VERBS

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Discrimination Training

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Education | No Comments
Discrimination Training

This month, instead of an idea about teaching one specific skill, I decided to post a teaching procedure that may help you fix some of the discrimination errors that you are seeing with some of your learners as well as provide a starting point for the introduction of new programs. I hope that the write-up […]

Receptive Prepositions: Discrimination Training

Posted by on Jun 12, 2016 in Home | No Comments

Receptive Prepositions: Discrimination Training   Materials to Collect: 7 small Ziplock containers, 6 small square blocks, Velcro or glue Affix one block to one position (e.g., on top, under, next to, in front, behind, in) on each of the containers with Velcro or glue. Having each of the target prepositions represented on one container will […]

Non-vocal Imitation: Two-step Imitation (Teach One and Probe for Generalization Part 2)

Posted by on Jun 12, 2016 in Education | No Comments

Non-vocal Imitation: Two-step Imitation (Teach One and Probe for Generalization Part 2) Once generalized responding of one-step non-vocal imitation on an object has been generalized you can then start the gross motor imitation program and use the same “teach one and probe for generalization format. When you start the gross motor imitation program you can […]

Non-Vocal Imitation: Teach One and Probe for Generalization

Posted by on May 26, 2016 in Education | No Comments

When introducing non-vocal imitation you must start with Actions on Objects. Why? … After you perform an action on an object, the object remains in the environment even though the action has been completed. Therefore, the remaining object may serve the purpose of being somewhat of a “cue” for the learner to select the object […]

Time-out: To use it or Not to Use it

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in Recent Posts | No Comments

Watching the news the other night there was an interesting segment on time-out rooms. Basically, the parents were appalled that their children were being placed in these rooms for an undetermined

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