A sillier putty

You will want to buy some… Here is one of three unlikely success stories from Susan Spencer: It’s no stretch to say that Aaron Muderick is stuck on putty.  “It feels great in your hand,” he said. “You can play with it for hours!” His first love was classic Silly Putty, but that soon got…

About Behaviorism, Chapter 12: The Question of Control, Quote 3

Do any of your Learners, Family Members, Friends, and/or Colleagues attempt to control the world around them? If so, you may be “assuming” that this is “inappropriate” behavior. However, read Skinner’s quote below before making this assumption… Shared by Skinner’s Quote of the Day and Burrhus Frederic Skinner via FB “We often overlook the fact that human behavior is…

About Behaviorism, Chapter 11: The Self and Others, Quote 24

The CLM Curriculum contains the contingencies that develop the Learners’ Competent Learner Repertoires… Shared by Skinner’s Quote of the Day and Burrhus Frederic Skinner via FB “[Teaching] is a field in which the goal seems to be obviously a matter of changing minds, attitudes, feelings, motives, and so on, and the Establishment is therefore particularly resistant to change. Yet,…

About Behaviorism, Chapter 11: The Self and Others, Quote 12

Very important statement… Shared by Skinner’s Quote of the Day and Burrhus Frederic Skinner via FB “The shift from introspective to environmental evidence does not guarantee that self-knowledge will be accurate . . . [When evidence is sketchy,] we are likely to explain the inexplicable by attributing it to genetic endowment—asserting, “I was born that way,” or, “That’s the kind…

World’s first water park for people with disabilities is literally the coolest thing ever created

Water parks are the definitive location for cooling off in hot-as-hell summer weather. But the hot spots for fun in the sun are notoriously inaccessible to people with disabilities. A new water park called Morgan’s Inspiration Island was designed for people with a wide range of disability identities — and it’s mind-blowingly accessible. The park, which opens…

About Behaviorism, Chapter 10: The Inner World of Motivation and Emotion, Quote 9

VERY SIGNIFICANT QUOTE… Shared by Skinner’s Quote of the Day and Burrhus Frederic Skinner via FB “The extraordinary appeal of inner causes and the accompanying neglect of environmental histories and current setting must be due to more than a linguistic practice. I suggest that it has the appeal of the arcane, the occult, the hermetic, the magical—those mysteries which…

About Behaviorism, Chapter 10: The Inner World of Motivation and Emotion, Quote 9

VERY SIGNIFICANT QUOTE… Shared by Skinner’s Quote of the Day and Burrhus Frederic Skinner via FB “The extraordinary appeal of inner causes and the accompanying neglect of environmental histories and current setting must be due to more than a linguistic practice. I suggest that it has the appeal of the arcane, the occult, the hermetic, the magical—those mysteries which…

Upcoming FREE Webinar on Bullying Prevention

Shared by Special Kids Crusade via their Facebook page. Children with disabilities are more likely to be bullied than those without. University of Southern California’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities is hosting a FREE webinar this Thursday, June 29, on Bullying Prevention of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Attendees will learn how…

This weekend’s Spanish Speaking Conference Was a Success!

This past weekend we had the opportunity to attend the Una Voz Spanish Speaking Conference in San Jose, CA. Providers were invited by the San Andreas Regional Center and encouraged to bring and share information about their organizations with the Spanish speaking community. This was the first time that Tucci Learning Solutions participated in this conference and…