REINFORCEMENT   Specific reinforcement is directly related to what the speaker wants when teaching mands and a child asks for water they are given water. Under similar conditions this will increase the likelihood of the child asking for water in the future.     Nonspecific 
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Today’s Topic Tuesday comes from the Owner and Executive Director of the Recreational Education Center, Tricia Woolard. Today Tricia is tackling (say that 3 times fast!) Pairing and how our staff uses it with our clients.  The process of building rapport with a client What 
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What is a preference assessment? A preference assessment is a tool to help determine the hierarchy of potential reinforcers for an individual.  The assessment is typically conducted with items that are moderately to highly preferred and helps to determine which are the most highly preferred 
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Welcome to another installment of Topic Tuesday! Today’s topic we are going to tackle is from Heather Giurlando who is a BCBA at the Londonderry REC.  Heather is tackling the word reinforcement today.  I am going follow Mark’s topic with a snapshot about reinforcement which 
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The REC is committed to providing effective ABA programming for each individual student and that commitment extends to our staff training. REC Staffers join our team with varying degrees of ABA training. The REC promotes staff development through in person trainings, online modules, daily clinical 
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REC Hosted Events
Mommy’s Night Out

Mommy’s Night Out is an evening for busy moms who could use a break. Come join us for a fun, relaxing evening mingling with other moms. Various vendors will onsite displaying and talking about their wonderful products. Some include jewelry, accessories, skincare products and more! Wine and appetizers will be served.

Date Night

Date Night is a chance for you and your significant other to treat yourselves to some alone time. Drop your children off at the REC where they will be greeted by our experienced staff for an evening of planned activities and fun.

Parent Workshops

Various workshops will be held regularly that touch upon relevant special education topics. Guest speakers and other industry professionals will lead the workshops and finish with a Q&A. Feel free to contact us with topics you would like to see added to the agenda. Contact us for more information.