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Cozumel, Mexico: “La Isla De Sirenas” (The Island of Sirens)

I arrived at Cozumel, the island of sirens. I was fascinated with how smooth my post-covid travel with United Airlines was. Not a huge fan of the plastic snack bags, but love the snacks. I get a shuttle costing me $6.00 USD to Casa Del Mar.  As I look out into the city through theContinue reading “Cozumel, Mexico: “La Isla De Sirenas” (The Island of Sirens)”

Rise and Thrive with Applied Mermaid: Diving Deep into ABA while Navigating RBT > BCaBa > BCBA waters

I’m currently sleeping at 9:30 PM each day to fight off a cold one of my kiddos gave me while giving them ABA therapy at work. They clearly had yellow snot but what kid that age doesn’t have some form of snot coming out of their nose that would be alarming enough to have themContinue reading “Rise and Thrive with Applied Mermaid: Diving Deep into ABA while Navigating RBT > BCaBa > BCBA waters”

Protect Your Brand & Voice: Your Website Keeps your Brand in Control. Your Blog is your Voice.

Whether it’s a shadow ban, conflict of interest, deemed inappropriate by an unknown standard, or simply not being up to par with fixing internal web issues, it seems that social media is not the golden standard in promoting your brand to grow your audience anymore. Lets begin with this important statement: Social Media is notContinue reading “Protect Your Brand & Voice: Your Website Keeps your Brand in Control. Your Blog is your Voice.”

ABA Path: Welcome to The path to RBT📊 BCABA📉BCBA📈

With all the chaos that has been bestowed upon us at the very start of the 2021 New Year, I am thankful that 01-11-2021 launches the path to #rbt📊#bcaba📉#bcba📈 as I commence my graduate program in Applied Behavior Analysis at @floridatechonline Lennon Grey 🐱 is happy about this too because she gets to cuddle alongside me asContinue reading “ABA Path: Welcome to The path to RBT📊 BCABA📉BCBA📈”

Dear Bilingual Therapist, even though you are not valued by the average Employer, I’m here to remind you how AWESOME you really are.

Attention job employers, if you are searching for a bilingual therapist or anyone to work for your company at that, then understand that you are asking for an additional skillset that not everyone has and merits additional compensation…and no, not just an additional dollar per hour. Ask me to put a price on being ableContinue reading “Dear Bilingual Therapist, even though you are not valued by the average Employer, I’m here to remind you how AWESOME you really are.”

ABA Beyond Autism: The Future of Applied Behavior Analysis is Bright!

So, you love the field of ABA therapy and all the data taking techniques that come with it but autism is not the only demographic you want to work with? Maybe you just don’t want to work with children all together or would like to diversify the clients you provide your services for. What areContinue reading “ABA Beyond Autism: The Future of Applied Behavior Analysis is Bright!”

WHAT IS STRUCTURED PLAY

In therapy you may have come across your supervisor explaining that structured play is required in the plan of care for your patient or client. What this simply means is that the activity is driven by you, the therapist, in which it should lead to a specific learning outcome. Unstructured play means that the childContinue reading “WHAT IS STRUCTURED PLAY”

SPEECH THERAPY IN AN ABA SETTING

The first time I’ve ever heard about Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) was from an amazing Speech Language Pathologist I had to opportunity to shadow. She didn’t seem to have the greatest things to share about the profession due to a “feeling” of ABA overstepping scope of practice. Therefore I became incredibly curious what this professionContinue reading “SPEECH THERAPY IN AN ABA SETTING”