Reinforcement Unlimited, LLC provides
consultation on how to deal with behaviors that pose a problem, are disruptive,
dangerous, or simply inappropriate. We routinely consult to parents,
schools, and agencies. Our interventions are designed to focus on
teaching alternative positive replacement behaviors whenever possible.
The overall goal of our consultation is the reduction of targeted behaviors of
All our interventions are based on
your needs and our analysis of the function served by the behavior.
Understanding the function of a behavior allows us to alter how the child gets
their needs met and to increase appropriate behaviors that meet that need at
the same time that we are reducing the behavior that brought us into the
picture in the first place. At the heart of this process is the
Functional Behavioral Assessment.
are widely acknowledged as the most challenging and stressful issues faced by
parents and schools related to special needs children. In special needs
children problem behaviors are less likely to spontaneously disappear than in
typically developing peers. Early
intervention utilizing evaluation techniques included in the FBA process are
essential in preventing such behaviors from moving beyond the level exhibited
by typical peers. Research
is clear that interventions that do not focus on positive replacement
behaviors for problem behavior will be unsuccessful in the long-term
elimination of such problem behaviors.
interventions for problem behaviors focus on critical elements identified in
the research literature and through practical experience as essential for
content that emphasizes direct instruction in basic skills
from the outset on generalization of the skills taught
approaches to problem behaviors
involvement and coordination across adults
research is crystal clear on the issue of problem behavior solutions:
behavior analytic literature has the most consistently effective
interventions available today, and
based on a solid Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) are twice as
likely to provide meaningful and lasting behavior change.
go where the behaviors occur - its that simple. So, if you need us to
come to your home, your child's school, daycare, pre-school, gym, or wherever
the problem exists we'll do our best to see it for ourselves and help you
develop and effective approach to reducing the problem behavior while teaching
your child new, appropriate, alternative behaviors too!
contact us for an initial
consultation or to speak to one of our consultants. 770-591-9552.