What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? By Meagan Harder, M.A. & Jessica Juanico, PhD, BCBA-D, Department of Applied Behavioral Science, University of Kansas Meagan M. Harder, MA, BCBA Meagan Harder graduated with her Master’s in Applied Behavioral Science from...

Is ABA Evidence-Based?

Is ABA Evidence-Based? Is ABA Evidence-Based? Applied Behavior Analytic (ABA)treatments, such as Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) may be among the best examples of evidence-based behavioral health care.  In contrast to some reports in the media,...

What Does the Diagnosis “Autism” Mean?

What Does the Diagnosis “Autism” Mean? What Does the Diagnosis “Autism” Mean? Autism is also called “early infantile autism,” “childhood autism,” “Kanner’s syndrome,” and “classical autism.” Technically it is “autistic disorder” and it is...