Autism Journeys 1 : A Melodious Success

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[…]

Dealing with escape behaviour: how one therapist rose to the occasion wonderfully

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[…]