Functions of Behavior

  • Posted by Brandon Bamruk
  • On August 17, 2015
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  • autism behavior, behavior, functions of behavior
All children engage in problem behavior whether it be a child who is typically developing or a child who is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. The child may cry, hit, bite or not comply (follow) an instruction that is being given; however, whatever the behavior is, the key is that each behavior is serving [...]
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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Rational for Intensive Applied Behavior Analysis

  • Posted by Dr. Eric Lund
  • On September 5, 2014
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  • behavior, child, child with autism, children with autism, language, wisconsin autism treatment
Although research continues, all evidence suggests that autism spectrum disorders result from a combination of about 10 genes. I also strongly believe that the symptoms of autism may also occur in children who had a lack of oxygen or brain bleeds at or before birth. Symptoms of autism are the result of pervasive non-specific neurological [...]
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Parenting a Child on the Autism Spectrum

  • Posted by Dr. Eric Lund
  • On April 13, 2013
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  • autism, behavior, child, child with autism, children with autism, language
I often get questions such as “why is my child on the autism spectrum so challenging to parent”.  Many parents have raised several children and find that parenting a child on the spectrum is significantly more challenging than they have previously experienced. Children on the autism spectrum often take over as the leader of the [...]
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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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Introduction to Early Autism Treatment

  • Posted by Dr. Eric Lund
  • On September 21, 2012
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  • autism, behavior, child with autism, children with autism, motivation
We believe that it’s important to understand typical development and complex behaviors. Highly complex behaviors are considered advanced development, and there are neurological changes that occur as the complexity of a child’s behavior increases. We hope to provide new therapists with an understanding of how behaviors build upon one another to become complex behavioral patterns. [...]
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