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Real world evidence

Impact delivered through the principles of ABA

We’re incredibly proud of the work we do with children and young adults in our services. Everything we do is focused around the idea of ‘just enough support’ – providing all of our learners with the skills and confidence they need to progress to adulthood.

Partnerships, alongside multidisciplinary working, are a key part of everything we do – we believe in working collaboratively with others, sharing best practice alongside ideas that haven’t worked, to ensure we are all doing our best to deliver excellence for the children and young adults we work with.

Since 2018, BeyondAutism staff have been compiling a bank of real-world examples of learner progress, with the anticipated learning that comes alongside, and are developing these into case articles that we hope will provide inspiration for you. Click the links below to read some of our case studies from the academic year 2019/20.

Building confidence and independence
Functional use of ear defenders and how they impact a child’s regulation and learning Taylor Christensen
Teaching number recognition in a child with autism   Carrie Caceres-Taguiang
Building independence for pupils to successfully access a college provision Jordana Lyons
The importance of pre-requisite skills in toilet training
Liz Burns
Fading out reinforcement in group to promote independence and ownership of learning Leah Townsend
Behaviours that challenge
Effectiveness of sensory protocols implemented to reduce self-injurious behaviours such as rumination Mansi Rajadhyaksha
Considering effective reinforcement in a token economy Rachel Turner
Supporting transitions away from preferred places Cat Bradly
Using an interview informed synthesised contingency analysis and functional communication training to effectively increase appropriate communication and decrease maladaptive behaviours Bobbie Hasselby
The association between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and self-injurious behaviours (SIB)
Patrycja Marcinkowska
Developing communication skills
Teaching Mands for information using “when”
Amy Sarrasin
The impact of Attention Autism on early social communication skills
Laura Maasland
Increasing communication by reducing the level of effort required
Rebecca Lowes
Decision-making factors that influence the Total Communication approach for learners Tom Bailey
Literacy and Numeracy
Teaching the ‘counting on’ method to a group of pupils with a diagnosis of autism
Catrin Bail
Teaching sight and high frequency words to a Makaton communicator
Sarah Dominic

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