Entries by ABA Connect

The Effectiveness of ABA therapy: What It Is and How It Works 

The Effectiveness of ABA Therapy: What It Is and How It Works Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, a scientific approach to understanding and changing behavior, has emerged as a widely recognized and effective treatment for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). If you are a parent or caregiver of a child with autism, navigating various […]

How to Find the Right ABA Provider for Your Family 

How to Find the Right ABA Provider for Your Family As a parent or caregiver of a child with autism, finding the right Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) provider can be a daunting task. There are many providers, and choosing the best option for your child can feel overwhelming. Here are some tips to help you […]

The 5 Big Benefits of ABA Therapy

The 5 Big Benefits of ABA Therapy As a devoted caregiver of a child with autism, you constantly seek ways to help your child flourish and lead their best life. We understand the challenges you face.  As Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), we work with families like yours daily. Many kids come into our clinics […]

A Day In The Life of A Behavior Technician

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an ABA behavior technician? While the daily routine may vary depending on the setting and clients, here’s a general overview of what a typical day might look like.  Morning: Most behavior technicians start their day early, typically arriving at the clinic or client’s home around 8:00 […]

The Importance of Caregiver Involvement

As a caregiver of a child with autism, you want to do everything you can to support your child’s development and well-being. One of the most important things you can do is to be actively involved in your child’s ABA therapy. ABA therapy is most effective when caregivers are involved in the process, as it […]


Alternatives to Time-Out

Originally posted December 3, 2014 by Dr. Lindsay Evans, additions made December 18, 2020 by Amanda Dixon Time-out can be an effective discipline technique for many children. However, some parents may want to approach challenging behavior without the use of a consequence that can evoke many strong, negative emotions. There are many other discipline strategies […]

Mourning the Loss of Senior Year

I originally planned to write this blog on how parents and students can prepare for the “End of Year” activities. A major aspect of COVID-19 is the impact this will have on high school seniors. I honestly cannot fathom how high school seniors are processing on losing out on the best part of high school. […]

How to Talk to Your Child About Friends

Friends are important parts of our lives because we choose to interact with them. For children, making and having friends is probably the most valuable experiences they can have. Looking back on my childhood, I can remember having amazing experiences with my friends. As I grew older, I was able to see how those friendships […]

Do You Need a Parent Time Out?

In a previous blog, there was discussion related to “Alternatives to Time-Out” on how to effectively implement time out with children.  In working with parents, especially those who are having trouble with their child’s behavior, there comes a time when you need a break. These difficulties are even more apparent now that parents and children […]

Tips on How to Remain Calm During the Pandemic

The world can seem like a scary place, especially when we are able to receive news updates almost instantaneously. It may be easier to distance ourselves from tragedies or major world events when these events are happening thousands of miles away. This becomes significantly harder when we are dealing with things that impact our way […]