Helping Your Child (and you) Get the Most From ABA Therapy

Do you ever wonder why you receive rave reviews from your child’s teacher/therapists about his good behavior during therapy sessions, but fail to see the improvements at home? Or have you ever been in a situation where the therapist tells you that your child learned a new skill, but you have yet to see it when the therapist leaves? This often is a result of differing expectations in the school/therapy and home setting. As parents, you have the incredible ability to increase your child’s skills e...
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Building Auditory Processing/Listening Comprehension Skills with ABA

ABA teaches auditory processing/listening comprehension skills through a systematic approach based on the individual child.  Starting from just understanding single words, ABA teaches at the child’s pace using data-based decisions to guide the therapist where the child’s strengths and deficits are. Comprehension/listening skills training can begin with simple, one word directions, like “Sit.” instead of saying “Come, sit over here.”  Especially for a child who may not be talking yet, he m...
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