ABA Resources

 

Websites

 

bacb.com

Behavior Analyst Certification Board, a corporation established in 1998 to meet professional credentialing needs identified by behavior analysts, and consumers.  This is a great tool for locating a BCBA near you!

 

Books

 

Tough Kid Parent Book

This book provides parents with effective tools and strategies for how to: Get a child to mind-without losing yours!; Deal positively and effectively with bad behavior in public places; Deal with arguing, impulsive behavior, temper tantrums, talking back, and noncompliance; Handle challenging times-bedtime, meals, trips, and time with the baby sitter; Teach children problem-solving skills, self-management, and good social skills; Forge a productive home-school connection; Deal with extremely difficult behaviors such as stealing, fire setting, smoking, drinking, and drug use.

 

The Verbal Behavior Approach

The Verbal Behavior (VB) approach is a form of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), that is based on B.F. Skinner's analysis of verbal behavior and works particularly well with children with minimal or no speech abilities. In this book, Mary Lynch Barbera draws on her own experiences as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and also as a parent of a child with autism to explain VB and how to use it.

 

Motivation and Reinforcement

This book is the ultimate guide to home based autism intervention. It is a forward-thinking guide that translates the Verbal Behavior Approach to ABA into everyday language.

 

Power of Positive Parenting

It is more a manual than it is a book; hence, it must be read, then reread, then read some more. Use it as a tool with which to build your family.  This book reviews positive parenting advice from how to deal with tantrums to how to get your kids to do their chores and living together more harmoniously.  

 

 

 

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