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An introduction to Generalization   Definition of Generalization in Applied Behavior Analysis: behavior lasts over time, across different environments, people and different behaviors. All of the skills we are teaching need to be generalized and maintained over time by the natural environment.  What’s the point 
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  What are the 7 Dimensions of ABA? And what do they mean for programming at the REC?   What does this mean? How do we do this at the REC? Generality Results are lasting and able to be replicated in multiple environments, with different 
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Many of our kiddos have a couple days off next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday! If you are looking for activities to do during the break look no further! We have compiled a list of Sensory Friendly events in the area happening during the 
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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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Reminder! The REC is committed to providing constant ABA programming, all year-round.  As many of our REC families know, this means support during school vacation weeks and some minor holidays. Due to the high demand, space for the vacation and holiday programming is limited and 
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What is behavior? Behavior is defined as anything a living organism does that results in a measurable change in at least one aspect of the environment.  In other words, if a dead man can do it, it’s not behavior (Cooper, Heron, and Heward, 2007).  The 
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Reminder! The REC is committed to providing constant ABA programming, all year-round.  As many of our REC families know, this means support during school vacation weeks and some minor holidays. Due to the high demand, space for the vacation and holiday programming is limited and 
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The REC was founded by BCBA, Tricia Woolard, and since the Peabody REC’s door opened 4 years ago we have been fortunate enough to add an extraordinary team of BCBAs to the program. With 12 BCBAs on staff between both locations, about 6 are full-time. 
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Snowed in… again! New Englanders are tough and a little snow doesn’t bring us down, but what about A LOT of snow?! With a winter that seems to have no end in sight, we have decided to revisit our snow policy. One of the goals 
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