applied behavior analysis



How the Affordable Care Act affects your ABA agency

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Liliana Salazar, Esq. Chief Compliance Officer, West Region, HUB International Jason McVay Account Executive, HUB international Jamie Pagliaro & Dawn Mackey Rethink Behavioral Health How do recent updates to the Affordable Care Act…


A Mother, her kids, and an ABA app.

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Sabina Misiarz-Filipek DrOmnibus Below is the story of Chantale Dupuis, a mother of two boys with autism, who has come to benefit from the ABA DrOmnibus App – a technology designed to facilitate…



The unintended effects of punishment – and reinforcement.

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates In a recent video from Brett DiNovi & Associates, Dr. Chris Manente, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, asked the question “Is punishment appropriate?”.  In…


Using ABA as a parent

By Leanne Page, M.Ed, BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writer Dear Behavior BFF, I’ve followed your column for some time and it sounds like the parents have to put in a lot of work up front to use ABA with their own…


Teaching Kids to Accept “No”

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Of all of the situations that evoke problematic behavior in our kids, saying “no” is high on the list.  If you are struggling to…



Terminating Employees: Best Practices and Red Flags to Consider

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC John Engers Compliance Counsel & President of Filice Tri-Valley Jamie Pagliaro & Dawn Mackey Rethink Behavioral Health As an aspiring Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) entrepreneur, you might dream of one day running your…