January 30, 2019

Burnout hurts. When you burn out at work, you feel diminished, like a part of yourself has gone into hiding. Challenges that were formerly manageable feel insurmountable. It’s the opposite end of the spectrum from engagement. The engaged employee is energized, involved...

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/7-mistakes-companies-make-good-people-leave-how-fix-schoenberg/

There are few things that will bring your company down faster than high turnover, especially when your top stars start heading for the door. Record turnover in a short amount...

In a recent bSci21 article titled 20 Performance Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Behavior Change, the authors provided a detailed overview of a popular assessment tool in Organizational Behavior Management called the Performance Diagnostic Checklist (PDC).  In this article, w...

As behavior analysts working in applied settings, we sometimes struggle to gain buy-in from parents, front-line staff, or even ourselves in the form of self-doubt in our abilities to reach treatment goals.  Sometimes the struggle is justified, but other times it may be...

December 22, 2018

“Dear Behavior BFF, I have read many of your articles and it sounds to me like you just want us all to bribe our kids to behave. How exactly does that use science in parenting? Are you saying bribery is a good thing?!”

I can’t even tell you how many times positive reinf...

November 9, 2018

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D

President, bSci21Media, LLC

Mickey Keenan recently wrote in The Conversation about the gulf in Applied Behavior Analysis services between the U.S. and Europe.

He highlighted, for example, that 41 states in the U.S. now have laws to provid...

October 29, 2018

Most people with experience providing clinical ABA services to children with developmental disabilities would agree that caregivers play a critical role in the overall success in the treatment plan.  However, caregivers, like most everyone, are extremely busy people wi...

September 30, 2018

Of all of the situations that evoke problematic behavior in our kids, saying “no” is high on the list.  If you are struggling to have your kids appropriately accept “no”, Angela Chambers BCaBA and Brett DiNovi, BCBA provide a few guidelines in the video above.

Say...

April 23, 2018

http://bsci21.org/how-having-a-sibling-with-asd-affects-a-child/?mc_cid=2effc4b5cb&mc_eid=53c67b3be4

bsci21April 20, 2018

Pawel Matus, MA

DrOmnibus

The diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in a child can heavily impact the everyday life of their parents, possibly tu...

Mothers of adolescents and adults with autism experience chronic stress comparable to combat soldiers and struggle with frequent fatigue and work interruptions, new research finds. These moms also spend significantly more time caregiving than moms of those without disa...