ABA with Older Children

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Much attention has been given to the importance and effectiveness of intensive behavior intervention for very young children with Autism; however, a Meeting Point Article from the Lovaas Institute website, “Data-Based Research in Applied Behavior Analysis for Older Children with Autism,” (June, 2007) points out that research has also demonstrated that behavior therapy has a significant impact

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Time to Learn About Time Outs

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 When used properly, time outs can be a very effective tool to keep in your behavior toolbox!  Time out is an effective way to show your child that they did not make a good choice.   Before you try a time out, it is important to know that there are many strategies  may help

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Eric’s Story

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ACT would like to introduce our readers to Eric!  Eric is a bright, inquisitive, and energetic 12-year-old who has a glint of mischief in his blue eyes and a smile that will brighten anyone’s day.  Eric loves bugs and especially bees.  He swims, listens to all types of music, and enjoys exercising on the treadmill

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Defeat Autism Now Fall Conference

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Ryan’s Story

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ACT would like to introduce our readers to Ryan and his family: his mother LeeAndra, his father Dan and his sister Jenna! Ryan is a bright, motivated, charismatic, and loving five-year-old boy.  He has also been diagnosed with Autism. Ryan came to ACT when he was just two years old and, at the time, he

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