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Introducing the acoustical support for autism

Introducing the acoustical support for autism   Article by Martha Gabler (www.autismchaostocalm.com)  The purpose of this article is to introduce you to a new type of support for children with autism: the acoustical support. Most people are familiar with adaptive equipment for children with physical disabilities such as wheel chairs, braces, and work platforms. In […]

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Evidence-Based Interventions

Here is part of an article from ABAinterventions we thought was interesting.  There are more interventions on the original post located here: http://abainterventions.wikispaces.com/Evidence-Based+Interventions Token economies are a very useful group intervention when implemented correctly. One of the key elements to the token economy is to make sure the student is aware of the behavior that […]

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ADHD Behavior Management

Strategies that work By: Mary Mathew One of the biggest problems parents of children with ADHD face is how to manage their child’s behaviors. Many parents feel stressed when their child acts out at home or in public. Parents are often frustrated when they do not know how to control their children’s behaviors. Children with […]

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5 Common Problems with Token Economy Reward Systems for Kids

Learn how to avoid them and help kids change their behaviors  Token economy systems are an excellent behavior modification tool. However, parents who are not familiar with this type of reward system sometimes struggle to make them work. There are steps parents can take to overcome the most common problems with token economy systems. 1. My Child Doesn’t Care if […]

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How to Motivate Aspergers Children

Question I am looking for more tips on how to get a 9-year-old with Aspergers to enjoy writing more. Answer Aspergers kids respond best when their motivation level is high; when the answer to the question “What’s in it for me?” is something an Aspergers youngster most wants or desires. Kids with Aspergers never really […]

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Providing Structure for Your Child: How to Assert Your Parental Authority

What is Structure? When parents provide structure, it means they are asserting and establishing their parental authority and control in a responsible manner in order to encourage healthy growth and development of their children. In this article, we will look at a number of ways parents can provide structure for their children, including structuring their […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of a Token Economy

Token economies are popular classroom management tools. It’s an effective intervention that is relatively easy to set up and implement – if done correctly. A token economy can be extremely successful at increasing appropriate behaviors, task completion, and academic skills. Wooho, right?! And if you are successful at increasing all these fabulous responses it will in […]

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