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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Introducing Learning Experiences

  • Posted by Dr. Eric Lund
  • On September 21, 2012
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  • child with autism, children with autism, experience, learning
As a child grows, his understanding of cause and effect will be challenged, requiring more problem-solving ability. One exercise in this area involves having the parent hold a desired item until the child looks at the parent’s eyes. As the parent holds on to the item, the usual response is for the child to pull [...]
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