Author: Nikii Walker

Data collection is important in the field of ABA to analyze the effects of behavior intervention plans and skill acquisition goals (goals aimed to help children gain new skills).  Data analysis takes place during baseline, during treatment, and after treatment takes place. Data is the...

Each month, Sallyz likes to recognize a member of our team that staff feels have gone above and beyond for both other staff members and clients at the center.  This month Sallyz would like to celebrate Rose.  We asked Rose a few questions about her...

An interdisciplinary approach is a comprehensive “teamwork” approach involving many specialists representing their areas of expertise to deliver the best quality healthcare to their patients. In the world of Autism Spectrum Disorder, common members of the healthcare “team” include developmental pediatricians, special education teachers, ABA therapists,...

There are many different types of pediatric feeding disorders, including those that are associated with medical difficulties, nutrition difficulties, feeding skill difficulties, and psychosocial difficulties.  It is estimated that nearly 50 percent of children today can be classified as “picky eaters”, meaning that they reject...

There is no cure for ASD. However, Applied Behavior Analysis( ABA) is the most effective evidence-based practice used to treat the symptoms of Autism.  Therapies and behavioral interventions are designed to remedy specific symptoms and can substantially improve those symptoms. The ideal treatment plan coordinates...

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a group of complex neurodevelopment disorders characterized by repetitive and characteristic patterns of behavior and difficulties with social communication and interaction. The symptoms are present from early childhood and affect daily functioning. The term “spectrum” refers to the wide range...