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IACC Recommends Public and Private Insurance Coverage of Early Behavioral Interventions for Children with Autism by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 04 Apr 2013 5:16pm The U.S. Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) sent a letter recently to Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services calling for public and private health insurance coverage for behavioral interventions for autistic children. The letter and the press release are below: IACC Recommends Public and Private Ins ... Read on »
The BIP: behavior intervention plan by Real IN Moms .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 05 Mar 2009 6:45am An effective behavior intervention plan (often called a behavior support plan or positive intervention plan) is used to teach or reinforce positive behaviors. Typically, a child’s team develops the plan. It usually includes: • skills training to increase appropriate behavior • changes that will be made in classrooms or other environments ... Read on »
Autism Treatments - Only Behavioral Intervention Is Proven Effective by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 3:23am James Mulick, and several graduate psychology students, presented a symposium on “ Outrageous Developmental Disabilities Treatments ” Aug. 20 in San Francisco at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. The focus of the symposium was the multitude of fad treatments, some of them dangerous, which have accompanied the explo ... Read on »
Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention for children with Autism and IQ by Nestor L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am A review of: Reichow, B., Wolery, M. (2008). Comprehensive Synthesis of Early Intensive Behavioral Interventions for Young Children with Autism Based on the UCLA Young Autism Project Model. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders DOI: 10.1007/s10803-008-0596-0 The Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) program for children with a ... Read on »
Behavioral Intervention!! by cclark1121 Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 12:00am I started my masters what seems like... FOREVER ago... Sometimes I want to kick myself (when I'm already down) for still being enrolled in this ONE YEAR program, but other times I'm really pleased with taking my time (since this is something I NEVER do) When I first enrolled in the program, I wasn't 100% sure about what my intentions were. I ... Read on »
Quebec Autism Experts (Mottron Excluded) Support Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Thu 21 Apr 2011 4:24am In Quebec a number of Quebec based autism research and treatment organizations have spoken up and defended ABA based EIBI against attacks on the treatment based on the beliefs of high functioning autism expert  Dr. Laurent Mottron.  Dr. Mottron has involved himself in a long media, political and legal campaign to prevent autistic children ... Read on »
Functional Behavioral Assessment and Positive Interventions: What Parents Need to Know by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:04pm by Dixie Jordan Many children have inappropriate behaviors that are part of their disability. These behaviors may make it difficult to learn, cause harm to the child or others, or isolate a child from his or her peers. Some children have behaviors that they can’t control, such as tics for a child with Tourette syndrome or self-harming behavi ... Read on »
Context Aware Mobile Device Software for Substance Abuse Interventions and Behavioral Modification by Posted Thu 09 Aug 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: Available for licensing for commercial development is software that provides personalized feedback for treating drug dependence and associated risky behaviors. The tool is designed for both healthcare providers at the point-of-care and for self-help. Many people who could benefit from treatment do no ... Read on »
Applied Behavior Analysis As Effective Autism Intervention - The Eoin McGinn Example by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:23pm At that time there was no intervention care in the north of Ireland. There is no cure for autism but as a parent you want to be able to look back and say you did the best that you could for your child. We spoke to specialists and were able to get a clinical psychologist to come over from America. We also engaged a consultant ... Read on »
Biofeedback now a “Level 1 — Best Support” Intervention for Attention & Hyperactivity Behaviors by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 05 Oct 2012 12:28pm PracticeWise , the company that maintains the American Academy of Pediatrics “Evidence-based Child and Adolescent Psycho-social Interventions” (see  current edition here ) has just announced it will elevate biofeedback to “Level 1 — Best Support” as an intervention for Attention & Hyperactivity Behaviors in the next edition. Working Memory Tra ... Read on »