I Teach Behavioral Therapy to Children With Autism

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    Hi all, I have been working under the Son-Rise Program for several years now, it's a relationship-based intervention for children and adults with autism based on a foundation of being non-judgemental, loving and accepting. I have recently moved countries to work with a larger...
    cheeseandcrackers cheeseandcrackers
    May 13, 2011


    Applied Behavioral Analysis.  A.B.A.  This is the model of teaching I use when working with my children with special needs.  It's quite effect if the right person is teaching it.  Trust me, I have seen the wrong person teaching it and the child gets bored...
    vampireheart vampireheart
    31-35, T
    18 Responses Aug 14, 2008

    I currently work with a high functioning

    14-year old girl and a low functioning 20-year old male. I've been doing this type of work for about 5 years now and some days I just want to quit and never go back. Other days I love my job even with the struggles. Do any other therapists or aides ever feel like this? :
    acsalbright acsalbright
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 3, 2014

    2 Little Angels

    Two of the children with Autism that I teach are like little angels.  The boy, 4 years old, has his moments that make things a little difficult and it takes plenty of patience to keep up with him at times.  But...he has just as many moments where I can't help but fall...
    vampireheart vampireheart
    31-35, T
    5 Responses Aug 21, 2008
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