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What ABA credentials certify people as Applied Behavior Analysis Therapists?
There are three widely recognized credentials: BcaBA, BCBA-D and BCBA. You can receive these credentials if you hold either a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field and are attending relevant classes.
Are there any Applied Behavior Analysis online trainings or materials available?
Yes, there are different online courses or short programs one can take in order to train to be knowledgeable in the different techniques in applied behavior analysis. As with everything, prices vary depending on what type of program you are interested in. There are also materials such as DVD’s, eBooks and audiotapes in aiding you on how to use ABA techniques.
Can you use more than one ABA technique at the same time?
Yes, it is possible. A good example would be using video modeling to teach a child how to brush his or her teeth and using positive reinforcement to tell the child he or she imitated the video well.
Will the fluency building method help with my child?
Studies show that the fluency building techniques have worked for most children when parents and educators, consistently maintain the program.
What kind of progress can we expect with fluency building?
Fluency building can take time as with any therapy. The sooner the child picks up on the steps to specific functions, the better the progress.
How is the Lovaas Model different from the other methods used to treat children diagnosed with autism?
The Lovaas model has the most extensive research of all treatment methods used on children with autism. It\\\'s covered by over forty years of research and the end results show a high degree of positive outcomes.
What does PECS stand for?
PECS stand for Picsture Exchange Communication System
What is Picture Exchange Communication System for?
The Picture Exchange Communicaiton System is an alternative communication system developed in 1985 by Andy Bondy and Lori Frost, to help children affected by autism convey their thoughts and needs.
What is RDI?
Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) is a program focused mainly on aiding a child build social relationships with other people, initially with parents and other immediate members of the family.
Who developed the Relationship Development Intervention?
The RDI program was developed by Dr. Steven Gutstein, PhD. He is an internationally renowned pioneer in the field of developmental disabilities. Being an expert in developmental psychology and having studied more than 30 years in the field of autism, he established that early parent-infant interaction brought about good, if not better, later abilities of the child in the areas of language, reasoning and social growth. He refers to these areas as the core deficits of autism.