Anyone who has read about autism or has interacted with individuals with autism, would know their inclination towards rigid, strong patterns as a way of interacting with the environment and people around them. Change in such patterns is particularly challenging to accept and adapt to. Why, change is challenging for all of us! This story Read more about Autism Journeys 2 : Mamma’s Boy[…]
At Sambhavam, we support children with autism to learn new skills, increase independence, develop communication and social skills, and decrease challenging/problem behaviours. We use ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis), which involves various behavioural techniques, to understand and manage behaviour and to teach new things to the children. Through meaningful, skill building experiences, we build on children’s Read more about Autism Journeys 1 : A Melodious Success[…]
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Hi All, It gives us immense pleasure to announce that Suruchi Sancheti, MS, BCBA is joining us at Sambhavam Center for Autism. Suruchi is a well recognised name in autism circles. She has more than a decade of experience working with autism, both in India and abroad. At a more personal level, Suruchi was the Read more about Suruchi Sancheti, MS, BCBA, Joining Us![…]
We were invited to teach an introduction to ABA to the students of a course conducted by Information and Resource Centre in Bangalore. Here is a picture of Chithra from the lecture. It was a good experience interacting with potential therapists and a few parents who were doing the course so they can work better Read more about ABA lectures at IRC[…]
As we work with children on the autism spectrum and their families, we frequently talk about negative reinforcement and how it can cause difficult behaviours to persist. Here is an example: S is a child who can read and write very well but does not like to work. You ask him to read something and Read more about Dealing with escape behaviour: how one therapist rose to the occasion wonderfully[…]