Calming Activities for Relieving Stress & Anxiety

If you or someone you know is dealing with anxiety, you’re not alone. Studies estimate that over 40% of adults and 10% of teenagers in the U.S. suffer from some type of anxiety disorder. Anxiety plagues the life of people of all ages and can begin as early as 18 months in newborns, with symptoms… Read More

Functional Behavior Assessment and Functional Analysis

Posted On October 30, 2015 in

A Functional Behavior Assessment, or more commonly referred to as an FBA, is an assessment used to obtain information about the potential purposes (functions) behaviors serve for an individual. FBA methods can be classified into 3 parts: (1) indirect assessment, (2) descriptive assessment, (3) functional (experimental) analysis. You have probably heard the term FBA during… Read More

Increasing Compliance

Posted On June 19, 2015 in

More than likely this is not a new topic for any of you, but it can be helpful to revisit from time to time. I often hear from parents that one of their main concerns is how to get their kids to comply with a request. ‘Why does he ignore me when I tell him… Read More