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  • Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D is President of bSci21 Media, LLC, which owns bSci21.org and BAQuarterly.com. Todd serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management and as an editorial board member for Behavior and Social Issues. He has worked as a behavior analyst in day centers, residential providers, homes, and schools, and served as the director of Behavior Analysis Online at the University of North Texas. Todd’s areas of expertise include writing, entrepreneurship, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Instructional Design, Organizational Behavior Management, and ABA therapy. Todd can be reached at todd.ward@bsci21.org.

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How Language Research can Inform COVID-19 Policy.

Several news outlets recently reported on a PloS Medicine study which concluded that a large pandemic can be prevented with three behaviors: social distancing, hand...

Transitioning from Autism to Organizational Behavior Management

I’m fortunate to see a wide cross-section of behavioral science, and behavior analysis, that few others see, due to my role at bSci21.org and the...

DO YOU HAVE A “QUALITY” ABA SERVICE PROVIDER?

During a recent webinar, Rethink Behavioral Health and the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence asked the question: “What does ‘quality’ really mean?” in regards to an Applied Behavior Analysis...

When “Digital Natives” Take Over Behavior Analysis

In the pre-social media age, much of the data related to one’s beliefs, opinions, and lifestyle was confined to self-report measures such as surveys or...

One Way To Teach Self Control With ABA

Self control is something many applied behavior analysts target in their behavior plans as it is a skill that, if learned, can help remove barriers...

10 Behaviors Of Smart People

In a sentence, the ten behaviors of smart people all relate to a heightened sensitivity to one’s environment and increased tendency to changing one’s behavior...

Best Practices For Teaching Receptive Language

Receptive language skills — the ability to respond to the language of another person — is a crucial component of child development.

8 New Career Paths for BCBAs

Working with children diagnosed with autism is the bread and butter of Applied Behavior Analysis.  This work provides a tremendous service to society, and the...

Are Functional Analyses in Schools Effective?

Public schools are one of the most common places of employment for behavior analysts.  However, conducting behavioral assessments in such environments can sometimes be challenging,...

ABA Entrepreneur Series: 4 Tips For a Sole Proprietorship

When one thinks of starting a business in ABA, the most common assumption is that it will be a company providing autism services to children.