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How to Increase Your Child’s Skill in Following Directions

Whether your child ignores your directions completely, or dawdles for what seems like endless amounts of time before eventually complying, parents are often frustrated when children don’t follow instructions. You may wind up nagging or yelling…
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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…

How to Cope with Holiday Stress

Since the holiday season is in full swing, many of us worry about getting the perfect gift, making travel arrangements, putting our finances in order, or welcoming back the young adults who just completed their first college semester. This produces…
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Redshirting – Should You Delay Kindergarten?

This week thousands of 5-year-old children in the U.S. and in the Austin area will be getting onto school buses to head toward their first day of kindergarten. But, there is a growing group of 5-year-olds that will not be getting on the bus;…

How Do BCBAs Individualize Treatment for My Child? 

If you’ve received or looked into receiving ABA treatment for your family, it’s likely that you’ve read about individualization of care. The term “individualized” is used frequently in the field of applied behavior analysis,…

Transitioning to a New Bed! 

~~  From the Author, Caroline Roesel, BCBA, LBA:   As a BCBA and parent to a young child who recently transitioned out of his crib, I wanted to share how ABA can help caregivers through this particular transition!  ~~  We’re…

How ABA Therapy Can Help Children with Autism

What is the Right Treatment For Autism?   With the right behavioral therapy, children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can use all their skills and abilities. However, every child with autism presents differently, and there is no…
Parent Self Care

Parent Self-Care

This blog is one of a series created to assist parents during the COVID-19 health crisis. Parent Self-Care It’s easy to see that our society did not predict how far-reaching and long-lasting the COVID-19 pandemic would become. And yet, parents…

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…