All posts by Lou Sandler, PhD, BCBA-D

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Mar'15

Considering Applied Behavior Analysis & Discrete Trial Training

In the early 20th century, Edward Thorndike, who gave us the Law of Effect & helped create the field of …

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04

Mar'15

There is no ‘Standardized’ Instructional Model or Curriculum for ASD

It is important to keep repeating that while ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) is the deep and comprehensive field of Applied …

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04

Mar'15

‘Tantrums;’ ‘Act Out’ or ‘Meltdown;’ Is There a Difference?

While overload/overstimulation can definitely be a trigger for that which I call ‘Act Out’ episodes, I would advise caution towards …

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04

Mar'15

ASD: Not a ‘Magical Mystery Tour!’

Autism Spectrum Disorder; unlike Downs, Angelman or Fragile X, for instance, might really be considered more of an umbrella term …

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04

Mar'15

Pivotal Response Training & Direct Instruction; Blending the Methodologies

Pivotal Response Training, framed by the Natural Language Paradigm by Robert Koegel in the late 1970s is a particularly powerful …

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