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Back to School 2010

Meeting Point: Latest From Lovaas

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Back To School Tips

The summer days are quickly fading, and it's time to start thinking about school again. This transition can be difficult for any child. Here are some tips to help ease the transition back into school and to help your child be more successful during the first quarter of school! ...


Classroom-Friendly Reinforcers

• First in line/Leader for the day
• Sit at the teacher's desk
• Access to playground
• Leaving early for recess
• Extra recess time ...


Fading The School Aide

Here's a common school myth: providing a child with an aide in school leads to prompt dependency. In fact, research suggests the opposite is true. An aide in school can lead to greater independence. Consider that children in the best outcome groups of Lovaas 1987, Sallows 2005, and Cohen 2006...


For More Information And A Chance To Be Part Of The Discussion...

Are you looking for more information to get school started off on the right foot? Check out some of the blog discussions that have occurred at


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