We customize our services to meet the individual needs of each client and family. All of the therapeutic services that we provide are supervised by an experienced and qualified Board-Certified Behavior Analyst.
The defining assumption of ABA is that behavior is learned and controlled by contingencies within the environment. ABA practitioners maintain close and continual contact with relevant outcome data in order to make empirical-based decisions across individual programs. There are numerous teaching procedures and practices that have evolved from the science of ABA that have been shown to be effective with children with developmental disabilities, predominantly autism spectrum disorders. These different applications, including but not limited to natural environment strategies, discrete trial training, errorless learning, and verbal behavior analysis, are considered when developing individualized educational programs for children.
ABA, or Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy, is a validated approach to understanding learning and behavior. The behavior is analyzed in the environment in which it occurs. Through behavioral analysis, anything an individual does (i.e, an individual’s behavior) is studied based on the circumstances in which they occur, so that the individual is taught to modify or change the behavior. As an example, the behavior of a child screaming when they ate lunch, may be analyzed based on the environment around the child to determine why he or she may be screaming and then determine what would be a more appropriate way of getting that same thing.