Intermediate Learner Q & A


Q&A CALL #1: November 15th

  • Spears (phonetic) question about social skills: 05:23 – 15:16
  • Cathy question whether to do a VB-MAPP assessment or try to figure out Profile A, B, and C: 15:17 – 23:48
  • Anna question about having 2 separate VB-MAPP assessments: 23:49 – 27:33
  • Anna question about recommendation on how to ask the school to have a BCBA in the IEP: 27:34 – 31:04


Intermediate Call #2: December 15th

  • Cathy question about weird language and syllable length: 08:40 – 11:11
  • Christine question about programming for social skills: 11:32 – 12:17
  • Kelly question about differences between a school-employed aide and an ABA therapist: 12:24 – 26:50
  • Cathy question about advantages of a speech-generating device vs. just using a photo sheet: 27:18 – 29:48
  • Alicia question about advanced mand for information (where and who): 29:03 – 32:33
  • Alicia asked tips for efficient data taking when teaching intraverbals and webbing: 32:34 – 34:04
  • Cathy question about the role puberty plays in influencing behavior barriers in non-vocal kids: 36:24 – 37:42
  • Heather question about velcro token boards as reinforcement system: 47:58 – 50:14


Intermediate Call #3: January 30th

  • Anna question about adding people as new targets: 14:11 – 15:07
  • Anna question about using acquired people as known during teaching procedures: 15:08 – 16:12
  • Anna question about teaching procedure for conditional discrimination with multiple items from same categories: 16:13 – 21:45
  • Gemma question about pre-requisite number of mastered tacts a child should have before starting fluency programs: 21:46 – 26:42
  • Gemma asked if an early learner be best with 15-second timings or 30-second timings: 26:53 – 27:47
  • Question about error correction during a fluency sprint: 27:49 – 28:45
  • Mahi question about what to do when a child is scripting when bored tired: 28:46 – 34:10
  • Cathy question about making up a song that ends with “okay” for an intraverbal fill-in: 35:00 – 37:17
  • Cathy asked if time is a problem, is the priority match to sample or imitation: 44:25 – 44:57
  • Kristen asked what BP means: 45:07 – 45:21
  • Mary’s advice to Cathy on teaching match to sample, imitation, and potty training: 45:22 – 48:17
  • Anna asked if BCBA training can help her to get knowledge that will help her son: 49:00 – 53:00
  • Cara asked if one could get an “associate BCBA:” 53:05 – 53:33
  • Mary mentions RBT and BCaBA as possibilities for Anna: 53:34 – 54:32


June Intermediate Q&A

  • Gemma question about how to avoid rote responding for personal identification, and Kristyne question about removing visuals when teaching intraverbals: 9:08 – 18:28
  • Kristyne question about Feature,Function and Class vs. categories: 19:13 – 21:24
  • Cathy question about toileting: 27:27 – 31:11
  • Mary discusses using visuals when teaching intraverbals: 31:28 – 33:53
  • Kelly question about teaching an intermediate learner about safety and danger: 33:57 – 36:53
  • Kelly question about teaching present, past and future: 36:54 – 38:15
  • Mary summarizes answer to Cathy’s question from the first call about a child who prefers NET activities over match to sample and shoebox: 38:17 – 43:03
  • Winnie question about echoics: 43:11 – 44:31


May Monthly Intermediate Q&A

  • Kristyne asks for suggestions on how to work on spontaneous language: 4:20 – 13:38
  • Cathy question about phase change line: 13:39 – 15:53
  • Mary goes back to Kristyne’s question about weird language: 15:57 – 17:55
  • Deirdre question about silent clickers: 18:23 – 19:48
  • Tatiana question about pretend play: 25:25 – 26:53
  • Cathy question about toilet training an older student: 26:55 – 34:34
  • Kristyne question about teaching shapes: 34:40 – 35:11
  • Question about what a GI doctor is: 36:04 – 38:56
  • Shubada question about teaching tolerance to delay: 39:00 – 40:15


April Monthly Intermediate Q&A

  • Mary discusses what to do about aggression: 09:14 – 12:14
  • Cathy question about pinching: 12:16 – 13:40
  • Dierdra question about intervention for attention-focused aggression: 13:45 – 14:37
  • Mary’s advice to Cathy on intervention for pinching: 15:07 – 19:05
  • Anna question about fading transfer trials: 19:20 – 25:49
  • Anna question about using VB-MAPP for older children: 25:50 – 29:52
  • Kelsey question about zoning out at table: 30:00 – 34:22
  • Kelsey question about a program procedure for teaching kids to say “mom” or “excuse me:” 34:24 – 39:14
  • Mary comments on “1 to a 10” motivation: 39:20 – 40:12
  • Alicia asking for suggestions on how to teach to echo different volumes: 40:26 – 42:37
  • Cathy question about school schedule going from “1 to a 10” motivation: 42:43 – 44:34
  • Question about teaching a child to say a sentence: 44:50 – 47:50
  • Peter question about toileting: 47:57 – 51:08
  • Maui question about use of “I don’t know” vs. “I don’t remember:” 51:15 – 53:39
  • Anna question about rumination: 53:45 – 58:23
  • Shubada question about automatic reinforcement: 58:25 – 60:00

 

March Monthly Intermediate Q&A

  • Kelsey question about what to do when child consistently gets a response wrong on the check trial even after just one distractor: 01:57 – 05:26
  • Rose question about the PEAK curriculum: 05:49 – 09:54
  • Mary’s advice to Kelsey about distracters: 11:11 – 12:33
  • Kelsey question about using static pictures in tacting actions: 12:34 – 14:04
  • Deirdre question about defective manding: 14:10 – 21:08
  • Deirdra question about doing sounds sheet from Headsprout 5 times a day: 25:04 – 28:45