Reducing Disruptive Scripting Behaviors - The Autism Helper. One of the diagnostic criteria of autism is repetitive/restrictive behaviors.
These repetitive behaviors can sometimes take the form of echolalia. Echolalia is defined as (seamingly) meaningless repetition of another person’s spoken words. The Power of Unconditional Love. Reading Time: 6 minutes Unconditional love is one of the most important gifts we can receive as children.
Moreover, it’s the very best gift we can offer our own children if we become parents. Unconditional love is what we all need most! Why is unconditional love so important? Expert Columns: Finding the Balance Between Providing Support and Promoting Independence for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. By Margaret Walsh, M.A., BCBA Teaching people living with intellectual disabilities (ID) the skills they need to lead productive and meaningful lives is vital to their well-being.
But time and again, those of us working or living with someone with ID find we must maintain a delicate balance between providing supervision that is appropriate for that person’s abilities while, at the same time, promoting their independence. When teaching a person with ID how to be more independent, make sure you have a clear understanding of his or her abilities and interests. Expert Columns: Helping a Young Adult with Special Needs Develop Dating Skills.
Young adults with brain injury, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and other developmental disabilities have social needs and experience sexual feelings just like everyone else.
When they see their siblings or typically developing peers beginning to date, they may express an interest in dating too, if they have the necessary communication skills. However, they may be uncertain or fearful about how to interact with someone they are attracted to. The following are tips for parents or caregivers who want to help the young men and women they care for learn about dating, healthy relationships, and appropriate sexual behavior. Presentation Session Student. BIP Desk Reference Manual. FBA Data Collection Replacement Behavior. FBA EBP Brief Packet. Additional Resources for FBA.
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