How Often is ABA Therapy Done?

ABA Therapy Done

If your loved ones, from children to parents, are living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), you’ve probably heard about ABA therapy. Also known as Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, this kind of intervention is designed to help autistic people learn life skills and build their independence. This is done via therapy sessions of varying lengths […]

Understanding more about ABA techniques and strategies

ABA techniques and strategies

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is one of the most commonly recommended treatment options for people with autism spectrum disorder. This kind of therapy is administered by a therapist specializing in autism intervention and focuses on building life skills, language, and relationships that set patients up for success later in life. While ABA is most often […]

Autism spectrum disorder: Symptoms and signs

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is known as a “developmental disability”. It affects the way that people develop in many aspects of their lives. From the way they communicate to their ability to interact with others in a community, acquire new skills, and build relationships with their parents or caregivers, there are many signs and symptoms […]

ABA techniques for managing challenging behaviors

ABA Technique

One of the most effective tools when treating autism and helping children develop healthy behaviors and skills is applied behavior analysis (ABA). ABA is a scientific approach used to provide autistic people with the means to improve their situations. ABA-focused interventions, specifically, are widely used to address challenging behaviors that might be limiting the child’s […]

ABA and the autism spectrum

ABA and The Autism Spectrum

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental and neurological disorder affecting how people learn, communicate, behave, and interact with others. ASD is most commonly referenced as a “developmental disorder” because its first symptoms typically appear within the first two years of life as children begin to develop. According to the CDC, more than five million […]

How long does ABA therapy take to work?

ABA Therapy

ABA therapy is an evidence-based therapy designed with parents and children alike in mind. It is designed to improve important life skills along with the appropriate social behaviors necessary to live as independent and fulfilling lives as possible. Some students enter these programs via school references while others seek treatment and intervention from experienced professionals […]

Who may need ABA therapy?

Need ABA Therapy

A common misconception is that ABA-based interventions are only effective in children living with an autism spectrum disorder. While it is certainly effective in many of these situations, it is also an effective approach for people living with other difficulties. What is ABA therapy? Also known as applied behavior analysis, ABA therapy is a category […]

The History of ABA and Autism

ABA Autism History

What is ABA therapy? Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy is a type of therapy used to help patients acquire new skills and behaviors. Also known as evidence-based intervention, ABA is used with patients of all ages, but is primarily used as a treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It is both similar and […]

Positive Reinforcement in ABA Therapy

Positive Reinforcement - ABA Therapy

What Is Positive Reinforcement? Adopting new habits into our daily lives typically requires the use of reinforcements. Someone attempting to eat healthier, for example, might reinforce this desire by packing healthy meals and snacks when they leave the house. The way you reinforce these attempts to change behavior matters, and can sometimes be the difference […]