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Literature Summaries

The ABA Literature Summary covers various topics that are helpful and informative to BCBAs, educators and even parents who prefer advanced reading about topics on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and autism spectrum disorder. Each article summary is well researched from credible sources and written by licensed BCBAs and other industry experts. It contains the latest facts and updates about different subject matters of interest.

Elementary School Age Social Skills ABA Literature Summary

Elementary School Age Social Skills
ABA Literature Summary

We have summarized research on how teaching social skills and executive function skills can enhance school-aged children’s abilities to improve socialization with peers and make friends.

Mobile Technology And Communication

Mobile Technology and Communication

This issue of Special Learning’s ABA Literature Summary discusses Mobile Technology and Communication, Mobile Technology and Mobile Technology and Video.



This issue of the ABA Literature Summary reviews some effective interventions and strategies for decreasing or eliminating common types of stereotypy in children with autism



This issue of Special Learning’s ABA Literature Summary issue contains vital information about Bullying, Bullying Interventions and Bullying and Inclusion

Co-Morbid Conditions

Co-Morbid Conditions

Learn more about Co-Morbidity Rates and Types in Individuals with Autism, Specific Co-Morbid Psychiatric and Sensory Conditions in Individuals with Autism.

Evaluating Preference Assessment Approaches

Evaluating Preference
Assessment Approaches

This issue of Special Learning’s ABA Literature Summary discusses Effectiveness of Preference Assessments by Stimuli and Effectiveness of Preference Assessments by Type.



The September issue of Special Learning’s ABA Literature Summary talks about the topic of Behavior for individuals on the Autism spectrum. Learn more about general Interventions, Assessing Challenging Behavior and Interventions for SIB.

Popular Complementary And Alternative Treatments For Individuals With Autism Spectrum

Popular Complementary and
Alternative Treatments for Individuals with Autism Spectrum

This ABA literature summary provides information on treatments that have been empirically researched, as well as treatments that have been shown to result in little to no effect.

Sensory Processing Difficulties Of Individuals With ASD

Sensory Processing Difficulties of Individuals with ASD

This ABA Literature Summary issue contains vital information about Sensory Processing Difficulties, Sensory Assessments for Individuals with Autism and Sensory-Based Interventions for Individuals with Autism.

Teaching Tools For Children With Autism

Teaching Tools for Children with Autism

The issue of Special Learning's ABA Literature Summary has been written to provide an overview of how various teaching tools such as Video Modeling and Video Prompting and active student responding can assist children

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Being an RBT for me was extremely fun because where were you going to find a place where you can be completely silly without having to worry what people thought about you? This was the only job that made me feel like I could make a dramatic difference while being myself.

I also liked to be surrounded by people that had the same goals of wanting to help kids and the teamwork made the job much easier and more enjoyable.

Change and progress was the ultimate goal for our kiddos. The early intervention program was seriously only a miracle because I saw changes in the kiddos that from day one, you wouldn’t even recognize who they were.

Changes from being able to utter 3-4 words where they can only make a syllable from when they started, the behavior decreases in which kiddo that used to engage in 30-40 0 self-harm to only half, learning how to wait during games, table work where they use to swipe and drop to the floor if they had to.

My favorite was when the parents would tell us what amazing progress they were making at home. I used to tear up and felt for these parents so much because it was already difficult for them and now, they can trust and rely on ABA and the therapists knowing their goal was ours.

By Emma Rogers, BA, RBT

Mother Child
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