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Using the Matching Law in Real Life

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates “All life is a whole bunch of…concurrent operant schedules.” The quote above is taken from a talk by Matt Linder, a Board Certified Behavior…


Need Help with ABA Billing?  Understand Your Options

POMPANO BEACH, October 18th, 2017 — Have claim rejections, late payments or ever-changing payor requirements demanding more of your energy than your most challenging client? If this sounds familiar, you are not alone. Many organizations in the ABA industry struggle…


A Behavioral Look at Superstition

By Melissa Druskis, M.S., BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writer Black cats, the number 13, finding a four-leaf clover, or walking under a ladder are all arbitrary events that can signify either good or bad luck for those involved. We can trace…


Isn’t positive reinforcement bribery??

Leanne Page, M.A., BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writer “Dear Behavior BFF, I have read many of your articles and it sounds to me like you just want us all to bribe our kids to behave. How exactly does that use science…



“Behind the Scenes of A Successful ABA Company”

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21.org Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Brett DiNovi & Associates (BDA) is one of the largest ABA providers on the East Coast, with annual revenue in the multi millions, and hundreds…



10 Slide Tips to Enhance your Presentation

By Barbara Bucklin, PhD and Manny Rodriguez, M.S., BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writers This is the fourth and final installment in our presentation skills series. As we mentioned in the previous articles, this series is intended to help behavior analysts increase…


Meditation and Yoga: The New “Behavioral Xanax”?

By Gianna Biscontini, M.A., Ed.H.D., BCBA Guest Author “Inhale, raise your right leg high….” Why aren’t we studying this empirically? “Exhale, right leg comes through, low lunge….” I mean, this is good stuff. “Inhale to Crescent Lunge…” I’m not even…