Developmental Issues

  • Posted by Dr. Eric Lund
  • On January 20, 2013
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  • behavior, child, development, piaget
An infant is born into an environment which, from a perceptual standpoint, is undifferentiated. Initially, the child does not know the difference between the self and the non-self. The child first begins to experience sensations from outside itself and inside itself without the ability to differentiate between the two. Sensory stimulation from all the senses [...]
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Review of Behavioral Principles

  • Posted by Dr. Eric Lund
  • On January 20, 2013
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  • applied behavior analysis, child with autism, children with autism, learning, therapist
In this post the goal is to outline certain behavioral principles and give basic background information about behaviorism to help the reader better understand what guides our thinking about treatment. I will cover respondent conditioning, operant conditioning, social learning, and new information on derived relational responding. We also provide an outline of applied behavior analysis, [...]
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Developmental Delays and Early Autism

  • Posted by Dr. Eric Lund
  • On January 19, 2013
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  • autism, child, developmental, milestones
When an infant is born, one of the first issues the child will face is how is to understand the world. So the child relies on a caregiver, and crying, movements, and gestures become the child’s first behaviors. For children with autism, one feature of therapy involves learning how society sees the world. Piaget (one [...]
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