This program is about teaching attributes, like colors. The purpose of the program is to have the student understand what we are specifically talking about when a therapist shows a student an object that may or may not vary in other dimensions, like size.
This is a paying attention program. The purpose of the program is to teach students to learn to look at the therapist in order to make an initiation. A token economy is used to help establish this contingency.
Let us introduce our new AP student, Kimi! Kimi is currently 2 years and 7 months old and has just started training at AP last week. In this video, we will be sharing his baseline and training of his very first few days at our center. Similar with Kasey, we will have weekly updates of […]
In this short video, we will continue sharing our training progress of our little new student, Kimi. Kimi is in his second week of training at AP. In this week, we have emphasized on training his learning to learn skill and improving his in-class learning and concentration spans. Our therapists have developed a series of […]
Today we will take a close look at Kimi’s early language development. The development of receptive (listening) and expressive (speaking) language in very young children from 0-6 years old is important because oral language has a measurable impact on the acquisition of literacy skills in later years. Children at the age of 2-3 years old […]
Today we will be sharing the learning progress of our little friend, Kimi, on his “Learning to Wait” skills. Parents often tell us that their kids cannot wait and lacking of patience. When asked to wait, they will throw tantrum, screaming and crying. Same goes for our little friend, Kimi. He doesn’t understand the concept […]
Behavior problems of children with autistic spectrum disorders are among the most challenging and stressful issues faced by schools and parents in their efforts to provide appropriate educational programs. Problem behaviors such as tantrum, non-compliance, physical aggression and self-injury are major barriers to effective social and educational development. In the past days, Kimi has also […]
Does your child love pretending? Pretend play is when a child uses his or her imagination to create scenarios involving multiple perspectives, either with themselves, other children, or toys. When your child is pretending to be a chef cooking food, a doctor talking to a patient or an astronaut walking on the moon, they are […]
Children with ASD often have difficulties in communicating, socializing and playing with others. And very often, they exhibit behavior problems and social barriers, which make others think they are hard to approach. All children love playing games and that do not exclude children with ASD. However, parents often neglect the importance of social play, and […]
What is attention? Attention is how long a child can sustain his thought and mind on a specific object or task without being distracted by other things. Every child has different attention span, and typically the older we get, the longer attention span we can sustain. However, children with autism have difficulties in sustaining attention, […]
When first arrived at AP at the age of 2 and a half, Kimi already has a delay in his first language. He was unable to pronounce words and unable to express himself verbally. After half a year of ABA training in AP, let’s see how he is now.
At 2 and a half years old, Kimi has exhibited a lot of behavior problems, and he has difficulties paying attention in class. After half a year of ABA training in AP, let’s see how he is doing in our classes.
When first arrived Autism Partnership, Kimi has also exhibited narrowed toy and game interest. He only liked playing with cars and trains, and with very repetitive and simple play format. Let’s take a look at his play skills after 6 months of ABA training in Autism Partnership.