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When One Goes Down, One Must Go Up: How to Get Rid of a Behavior

When One Goes Down, One Must Go Up: How to Get Rid of a Behavior

In my work, I routinely encounter adults who are exacerbated by a challenging behavior that they see in their child or student. The focus tends to be on how to get rid of the disruptive behavior, often using punishment as the sole method for obtaining compliance....

Ugh! She’s Just Doing That For Attention

Ugh! She’s Just Doing That For Attention

There is so much information out there for caregivers and teachers alike, that it is difficult to sift through what comes packaged in truth and what comes doused with assumptions.  One thing that seems to be baffling to most people who live or work with young children...

Healthy Play leads to Healthy Brains: Baby Shower Gifts Ideas

Healthy Play leads to Healthy Brains: Baby Shower Gifts Ideas

  The Baby Shower Healthy play leads to healthy brain development and starts during infancy. I was recently honored with the opportunity to be a godmother and my future godson's baby shower was last weekend. I always buy books and a sensory toy for every baby...

What is a School Psychologist?

What is a School Psychologist?

  What is a School Psychologist? I get asked this question, whenever I tell someone that I am a school psychologist.  In most school districts across the United States, school-based mental health, special education, and administration teams are not complete...

The ABCs of Behavior Analysis

The ABCs of Behavior Analysis

Introduction As a behavior analyst, I look at behaviors as a science that impacts the way I present information related to child development. Because of this, I believe it is vital that I start with a clear description of how behavior analysts look at behavior and...

The Power of the HBCU experience

The Power of the HBCU experience

I love my HBCU… both of them. A recent episode of an award-winning sitcom highlighted a portrayal of Historically Black Colleges/Universities (HBCUs) that is directly related to our work at The Key Consulting Firm. Too often Americans underestimate the impact of HBCUs...

Culture & Applied Behavior Analysis

Culture & Applied Behavior Analysis

Culture, diversity and applied behavior analysis (ABA)  are words that are recently beginning to be in conversations together. In 2016, I wrote a short blog on cultural responsiveness and applied behavior analysis (ABA). Over time I've thought more about the topic...

Child of Immigrants to Activist: A Personal Story

Child of Immigrants to Activist: A Personal Story

A Walk Down Memory Lane The Key Consulting Firm is about providing thoughtful, individualized, and culturally-informed service with the understanding that culture is both foundational and embedded in all aspects of development. I think the best way to begin is to tell...

What is the importance of culture?

The Key Goal The overarching goal of The Key Consulting Firm is to help others understand the impact of culture on the development of children. This understanding will most likely lead to their success in schools and beyond. Since culture is the foundational ideology...

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