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Grandson Has Autism, Gets Teased for Messy Eating

See how a Token Economy Reward System can help with messy eating. Please see the original post on Autism Speaks http://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2014/02/28/food-thought-grandson-has-autism-gets-teased-messy-eating  

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Strategies for Rewarding Good Behavior

The information presented on this page was adapted from the Autism Partnership Program:  Parents and Educators Partnering to Improve Outcomes for Children and Youth with Autism (APP).  To request a complete copy of this curriculum, please visit:  http://www.autismstudy.pdx.edu/resources/parent/     Praise and social rewards may not be very valuable to a child with autism, and […]

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Redirecting Problem Behaviors

Saying “NO” vs. Offering a Positive Alternative: Redirecting Problem Behaviors by Connirae Andreas When a child does something annoying or destructive, it’s easy for parents to get the idea that their children are intentionally trying to be mean, and want to misbehave. Even if this were true, it wouldn’t be a very useful way to think […]

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Strategies for Redirecting Child Behavior

by Kathryn Hatter, Demand Media Training and teaching children is one of the main jobs of parents. As children experiment and learn, they will make mistakes and engage in behaviors that need discouragement from you. An effective way to teach young children the difference between acceptable and unacceptable behavior is redirection. Redirection focuses on the […]

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