Autism Service Dogs

As a dog owner, I can attest to the rewards and challenges of sharing a home with a dog. It is my love of dogs and my interest in science that has made me interested in the impact of service […]

Extinction – what it is and how to use it

When our children are exhibiting problem behaviour, behavioural therapists will often advise parents, caregivers and instructors to ignore the problem behaviour and put it on extinction.  Extinction involves withholding or terminating the reinforcing element that maintains an undesirable or problem […]

Positive vs. Corrective feedback

Here’s a little task for you – think of several different types of occasions when your child is in your care:                1. A learning situation – either homework or play based     […]