About 1 in 54 school-age children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD; Maenner et al., 2020). The core symptoms of ASD include impairments in social interaction, difficulties communicating, and […] The post Assessment and Treatment o...
Challenging behavior is common among individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Challenging behavior includes tantrums, self-injurious behavior, noncompliance, and aggression, especially when they occur with heightened intensity or frequency (Mac...
The most recent report from the CDC found the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to be one in 54 children in the US (Maenner et al., 2020). Because the […] The post Enhancing Communication to Reduce Challenging Behaviors appeared first ...
Children with autism often display higher rates of challenging behaviors, including non-compliance, aggression, self-injurious behavior, and socially inappropriate behavior such as disrobing in public, when compared to typically developing peers [&#823...
Though a small percentage, some individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities can display dangerous challenging behaviors such as high intensity aggression or self-injury. While the field of applied behavior […] The post Values-Bas...
The following is an interview with Laura McCabe, BCBA, Coordinator at AHRC New York City’s Middle High School. What made you decide to go into this field? Did you always […] The post AHRC NYC’s Laura McCabe, BCBA, Urges Teachers to Keep an Open M...