What is ABA?
Applied Behavior Analysis is a science that uses the laws of behavior to:
- increase desired behaviors
- reduce behaviors that interfere with learning or are harmful
ABA is an evidence-based best practice that may help:
- increase communication
- improve attention and social skills
- decrease problem behaviors
ABA is recommended by the US Surgeon General and the American Psychological Associations for the treatment of ASD. It is recommended by the Center for Disease Control for the treatment of Anxiety and ADHD.
Autism Speaks, 2018