Category Archives: Behavior Analyst

Behavioral Disorders in Kids with Autism Linked to Reduced Brain Connectivity

[Source: Science Daily] More than a quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder are also diagnosed with disruptive behavior disorders. For the first time, Yale researchers have identified a possible biological cause: a key mechanism that regulates emotion functions differently … Continue reading


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Pediatric Tx Corner: How To Teach Frustration Tolerance

[Source:  PBS Parents via School Psyched By Katie Hurley, LCSW A mother of a six-year-old boy called me in tears. After yet another meltdown in his classroom, the teacher requested a meeting with the parents. The mother assured me that … Continue reading


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Judge: Insurer’s Guidelines For ABA, Behavioral Health ‘Tainted’

[Disability Scoop] MINNEAPOLIS — A UnitedHealth Group subsidiary breached its fiduciary duty by adopting coverage guidelines that did not reflect general standards of care, a federal judge said this week in a ruling that advocates say could help improve coverage for … Continue reading


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Career Corner: It’s Your Turn – Support for Your First Job

Teresa Roberts, MS, CCC-SLP You may have been working for a few days, weeks, or months by now. Please know, that if you are feeling scared or nervous, or even wholly panicked, you are not alone. In some extreme cases, … Continue reading


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Career Corner: New Grads – Pacing Your First Year of Work

Teresa Roberts, MS, CCC-SLP Your career is a marathon – not a sprint. Perhaps you are still operating at the breakneck pace of graduate school, completing one activity as fast as you can before moving on to the next task. … Continue reading


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