What Is ABA? ABA is “…the process of applying sometimes tentative principles of behavior to the improvement of specific behaviors, and simultaneously evaluating whether or not any changes noted are indeed attributed to the process of application.” Baer, Wolf, & Risley, (1968) Baer and his colleagues suggested that in order for research to qualify as … [Read more...] about New Project ACCESS Fact Sheet: What Is ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis)?
Out and About - Preparing Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to Participate in Their Communities by Jill Hudson, MS, CCLS, and Amy Bixler Coffin, MS From the description: This short, to-the-point resource, sure be used repeatedly by parents and educators, focuses on everyday events and how to support individuals with ASD to be active participants in the world around … [Read more...] about #PAFollowtheReader ~ our monthly book recommendation: Out and About
Project ACCESS Edcamp: Project ACCESS proudly hosted our first Edcamp on Thursday, January 24th, in Springfield, MO, with nearly 70 educators from across Missouri attending! Participants shared and learned with colleagues, networked, answered questions and discussed strategies to assist students who experience autism and related developmental disabilities. The Edcamp … [Read more...] about Project ACCESS hosts our first Edcamp and our first annual Winter Conference!
Project ACCESS will be hosting our first Autism Edcamp in Springfield, MO on Thursday, January 24th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is FREE and open to all educators! The Edcamp is designed as a collaborative, participant-driven way to learn - with YOU setting the agenda! You can participate, provide a presentation or both! Share your knowledge, skills … [Read more...] about Project ACCESS Autism Edcamp – our first one will be on January 24th!
We are all aware of the 5 senses: Tactile: sense of touch Auditory: input relating to sounds Oral: input relating to the mouth Olfactory: input relating to smell Visual: input relating to sight However, there are two senses many are unaware of: Vestibular: response to movement and gravity and Proprioceptive: input from muscles and joints related to body position. New … [Read more...] about Project ACCESS Information Sheet: Sensory Processing