During one point in our relationship, one of my first and most influential fitness/training/life mentors had me read a copy of Cha-no-Yu, a guide to the Japanese Tea Ceremony. At the time I wasn’t certain whether I was to gain a specific insight via metaphor
So here in this video we have Mr. W performing an exercise chain of squat-to-presses with a 4lb. Sandbell to a Dynamax med ball, followed by three low hurdle jumps. Autism Fitness Squat to Press + Hurdle Jumps To get to this point in skill
This morning during our session at the park, my athlete “Jay” and I began with the following cone touch activity: 1) Athlete stands on foot-shaped spot markers 2) Athlete touches red, blue, or green cone (placed about two feet in front of him) upon instructor’s
“Today you should have seen me and Mousy today, at school today” – “Drugs” Delany, Outside Providence, Greatest Comedic Movie Scene Ever This afternoon I performed 7 PAC Profile Assessments in two and a half hours, which may or may not be a record. While
An Operational Definition clarifies exactly what we are talking about in relation to a “thing,” whether it be performing a squat or asking politely for a sombrero. Because we human beings often have different expectations, it is important to distinguish just what we’re talking
Applied Behavior Analysis, or ABA, is one of the few practices that has been proven effective for treatment and education of individuals with autism. A common misconception is that ABA is used to “reduce problem behaviors.” All behavior has purpose, however odd, problematic, or dangerous.