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SAP to Recruit Workers with Autism

05/26/2013 – 4:49 pm |

A German software company, SAP has recently pledged to recruit employees on the autism spectrum. The company believes that it will diversify talents and has already run a successful pilot program. Read More…

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Distance Supervision of ABA Programs

01/01/2012 – 6:03 am |
Distance Supervision of ABA Programs

Supervising Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in-home programs from a distance presents unique challenges for supervisors and therapists. It’s easy to lose the personal connection when the supervisor is not physically present to provide face-to-face contact. Since parents rarely see the supervisor, they may not be aware of what is going on …

Thinking Inside the Box (Part 4): The Tasks

06/07/2009 – 10:21 pm |

Referred to as “TEACCH Tasks,” “Shoebox Tasks,” or “Work Tasks,” the learning activities presented to students in their work areas have characteristics that optimize the learning of children with autism.

Thinking Inside the Box (part 3): Work Areas

03/15/2009 – 11:20 pm |
Work Area

Visually Structured Classrooms (often called “TEACCH” classrooms) use individual works areas for students to complete their independent tasks. The structure of the area may differ from classroom to classroom and may look different depending on the skill level of the student. However, a student’s work area must be presented consistently to optimize independence.

Challenging the Assumptions of FBA-BIPs

02/05/2009 – 10:40 pm |

Before helping children with behavior, we must first examine our assumptions about the purpose, process and product of a functional assessment & behavior intervention plan.