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Mary Barbera, PhD, RN, BCBA-D presents her book “The Verbal Behavior Approach” at a Paris Workshop
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Mary Barbera, PhD, RN, BCBA-D presents her book “The Verbal Behavior Approach” at a Paris Workshop

« Mand, tact, intraverbal ! » Participants of Dr. Barbera’s Verbal Behavior workshop at the Le Chemin ABA VB Learning Center in Paris, France last week called out the different verbal operants. They were watching a video of a young, non-verbal, boy with au...
Yoga Provides Relaxation Benefits to Children with Autism
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Yoga Provides Relaxation Benefits to Children with Autism

Yoga as a complimentary treatment for autism is growing in popularity. A new book by South Florida yoga teacher Louise Goldberg provides techniques for teaching yoga poses to children with special needs. Titled “Yoga Therapy for Children with Autism and Specia...
Utah Provides Free ABA Therapy for Autism through Medicaid’s Pilot Program
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Utah Provides Free ABA Therapy for Autism through Medicaid’s Pilot Program

The Utah Department of Health issued a notice on their website that parents of an autistic child between the ages of two and six could enroll the child in a pilot program by Medicaid. Referred to as the Utah Medicaid Autism Waiver, this pilot program would tre...
TRICARE will Require Authorization to Continue ABA Services to Military Families with Autistic Children
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TRICARE will Require Authorization to Continue ABA Services to Military Families with Autistic Children

Starting July 25th, this Thursday, the military’s healthcare insurer, TRICARE, will enact stricter qualifications to their current policy regarding the continuation of Applied Behavioral Analysis services to families with autistic children. This cold affect mo...
Clinical Trials Haulted for Promising Drug in the Treatment of Autism
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Clinical Trials Haulted for Promising Drug in the Treatment of Autism

 Seaside Therapeutics' clinical trials for the drug Arbaclofen placarbil have recently been shutdown due to funding issues. On May 15, 2013, the sponsor of Arbaclofen sent an announcement to the clinics involved in the administration of the drug stating “We re...