Training

Training Classes are offered for professionals, parents and family members throughout the year.



Class Type

This class has been specially designed to offer information that addresses topics such as :
  • An overview of autism spectrum disorder
  • The diagnostic criteria for Pervasive Developmental Disorders
  • Learning Theories
  • Information and research regarding Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Information for families and caregivers interested in home based programs


This seminar includes:
  • An introduction to basic behavioral concepts and techniques
  • Intensive instruction in Discrete Trial Training and other behavior analytical teaching methods
  • Addressing challenging behaviors and problem solving
  • Data Collection and Interpretation

This class is most beneficial for those who already have an understanding of the ABA model but are interested in advancing his/her training and methodology.

PLEASE NOTE: All classes are held at Reaching Potentials, Inc. in Virginia. Please call the office to register or to get more information.


This workshop focuses on the skills and techniques necessary to become an effective shadow for a child in a classroom setting. Highlights include:
  • What is shadowing
  • Role of a shadow
  • Prerequisites of shadowing
  • Qualifications of a shadow
  • Determining objectives
  • Sample hierarchy of expectation
  • Data collection
  • Inclusion activities
  • What is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Positive and negative reinforcement
  • What is extinction
  • Prompting techniques
  • Reinforcement techniques
  • Teaching skills at home
  • Working with schools and teachers
  • Fading of the shadow

Class Schedules

Please call the Florida office (561) 391-1004 for class dates and times.