Tag Archives: Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)

He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother: 10 Strategies for Supporting Special Needs Sibling Relationships

Like a boulder in a rushing stream, our daughter sat calmly reading on a chaise in the living room, her brother sprawled on the floor next to her, crying and tantrumming. Three adults (me, a babysitter and an ABA therapist) … Continue reading

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Princess Boy: Two strategies for turning Barbie into C3PO

Sandwiched between two sisters, it’s easy to see where our special needs son gets his love for all things sparkly, pink and royal. At first, we decided not to make an issue of it, and our princess boy happily pranced … Continue reading

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