The significance of understanding the “WHY

The significance of understanding the “WHY” Many parents often wonder the “why’s” of their child’s behaviors. Why is my child throwing himself on the floor and crying when I tell him that we are going to have soup for dinner? Why even after I tell them to “STOP” my children still argue with each other in the grocery store?  One of the most used phrases in the field of ABA therapy is identifying the “function of a behavior”. Identifying the function of a person’s behavior is one of the most important parts of a behavior analysts’ job. For parents, caretakers,

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