Shaping Behavior in Autism: Possible or a Voyage to Unavoidable Doom?

Extensive chart showing unending paths to shaping behavior I never thought there would be an accurate, visual representation of all the things an "Autism Mom" (forgive me, it's what works for me sometimes lol) deals with in my case, yet here it is. Despite my fictional Ph.D in Inconsistent Parenting and Overeating Snacks Due to… Continue reading Shaping Behavior in Autism: Possible or a Voyage to Unavoidable Doom?

Spare the Rod, Spoil your Child

I was spanked as a child, often. Without even putting much thought into it, I can recall being sent to my room in the afternoon, to "wait until my father got home". Terrified and scared, I would wait until I heard those footsteps and my dad would come in and spank me for something that… Continue reading Spare the Rod, Spoil your Child