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Token Economy in Action

This blog was written by Erin Taylor, Clinic Manager, and Elisabeth Furlong, Registered Behavior Technician at Applied Behavioral Services in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Elisabeth Furlong, a Registered Behavior Technician, started using a token economy at home with her son to motivate him to complete his chores. His chores consist of helping with vacuuming, dusting, picking up […]

6 Winter Health Tips for Children with Autism

By Francesca Joseph, Special Education Teacher, New Story Schools campus in Harrisburg, PA  As colder temperatures increase, you and your children may face more exposure to germs. You may be wondering what you can do to prevent sickness during the cold winter months. Read more for tips on how to keep your child healthy during […]

Four Steps to Using a Token Economy at Home

This blog was written by Erin Taylor, Clinic Manager, and Elisabeth Furlong, Registered Behavior Technician at Applied Behavioral Services in Cincinnati, Ohio. Parenting a child with autism means finding effective strategies to promote positive behavior at home. One approach that many parents find helpful is implementing a token economy. It is a reward system where […]

Preparing for Winter – Tips for Families

This blog was written by Caryn Shaffer, Nurse at New Story Schools in Monroeville, PA and Danielle Medeiros, Project Administrator at New Story Schools Management.   Navigating the winter season can be a challenging time for children and young adults with disabilities and their families. The cold weather, seasonal changes, and the preparations for winter holidays […]

Tips for the Holidays!

This blog was written by Erin Collins, BCaBA, LaBA, Clinic Manager at Applied Behavioral Services in Cincinnati, OH.   For parents of children with special needs, preparing for the holidays requires a thoughtful and inclusive approach to ensure everyone can enjoy the festivities. Here are some tips to help you create an inclusive and enjoyable holiday […]