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    (ASD). Using a single subject research design, the researchers compared four subjects’ baseline scores with their experimental scores after beginning the treatment phase of the study. The following sections of the group document will describe the particulars of the study’s experimental design and review the study across the seven dimensions of Applied Behavior Analysis as described by Baer, Wolf, and Risley (1968). The seven dimensions are as follows: analytic, applied, behavioral, conceptually systematic, effective, generality, and technology. Ahearn et al. (2007) examined non-communicative…

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    Gina Green, PhD. is a prominent researcher in the area of applied behavior analysis (ABA). She received her doctoral degree in Psychology in 1986 from Utah State University. She is currently practicing and currently holds or has held significant positions for many groups, including being the President of ABAI. Most of the research I have read or have read about focuses on young children with autism. Dr. Green has written many articles and performed research in the area of stimulus equivalence…

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    #1 Gambrill, E. (2013). Birds of a Feather: Applied Behavior Analysis and Quality of Life. Research On Social Work Practice, 23(2), 121-140. This journal article tells us that Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) has been around for decades. But unfortunately there have been very quiet a few misconceptions. She wants us to clear this up and gives us a clear cut definition “ABA is a scientific approach to understanding and altering behavior” (Gambrill, 2012 p.126) Part of the reasoning behind the…

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    The core principles of applied behavior analysis that i will be discussing are: applied, behavioral, analytic, technological, conceptually, systematic, effective and generality Applied- Practices that are used to change your behavior or the child's behavior(Baer, D.M., Wolf, M.M., & Risley, T.R. 1968). .Some ways of looking at students behavior is by figuring out the function behind it. If you figure out the function there's a better chance of shaping the behavior into a positive one.…

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    the theory of conditioning behavior is found in within the Romans. While trying to manage the amount of alcohol drank, there was use of positive reinforcement involving eels in the bottom of wine glasses. In american history, there is evidence of conditioning by non other than Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was searching for ways to gather people around while praying; also involving alcohol [rum]. Most recent in the development of behaviorism involves parents and teachers using examples of…

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    They are both more common in men, but women are still susceptible. Autism is a mental condition, present from early childhood. Autism impacts the nervous system. The range and severity of symptoms can vary widely. Common symptoms include difficulty with communication, difficulty with social interactions, obsessive interests, and repetitive behaviors. Early recognition, as well as behavioral, educational, and family therapies may reduce symptoms and support development and learning. Traumatic…

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    Applied behavior analysis (ABA) for children with autism spectrum disorders, can be very impacting for their present and future lives. Children who are artistic, stands a greater chance of being ostracized from community and other social evens because of not knowing appropriate behaviors for such settings. Applied behavior analysis or early intensive behavior is just what these children need, whether it be home, school or public spaces shared by all. For the arguments of this paper, the top…

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    I’m half-way through my first semester as a PhD student in Applied Behavior Analysis at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. I’ve been learning about some interesting topics in my Experimental Analysis of Behavior class. I’ve never taken any previous courses on Experimental Analysis of Behavior so the topics are new to me and I enjoy sharing them with you. One of the topics we discussed last week was about stimulus control. I often refer to my “White Book” of applied behavior analysis…

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    2 Abstract The impact of Applied Behavior Analysis techniques, used by teachers in the classroom, on children with autism has long been discussed and debated, with many proponents viewpoints strongly supported with evidence. The effectiveness of ABA is undeniable but it raises the question of the effectiveness of ABA techniques applied in the home environment by parents. There appears to be a large gap in information on this segment of the autism spectrum population. The objective of…

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    A large part of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) with children is reducing and eliminating problem behaviors like aggression. Maladaptive behaviors must be replaced with a more socially appropriate behavior. This is important because many problem behaviors can be dangerous and harmful to the child and the people around them. The problem is that there is little research that has been conducted on this topic. There a few standards for selecting a replacement behavior. In their study; Carr and…

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