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Applied Behavior Analysis, or ABA for short, is a type of evidence-based therapy that is used to correct or change certain behaviors found in children impacted by autism spectrum disorder (ASD), among other disorders. It consists of the child being taught how to dissect complicated tasks into smaller tasks that make them easier to perform. ABA therapy is utilized in teaching a child how to communicate their needs, wait, make friends, ask for help, follow directions and attend to tasks.Learn more
It is difficult to ascertain how long ABA therapy will take because each treatment plan is devised with the unique needs of the child in mind. Intensive ABA services generally take between one and three years. This type of therapy has been proven to assist children in making significant improvements and gains across several different domains. Focused services generally take 10-25 hours to complete and assist children in making improvements in just a few specific domains.Learn more
Most research indicates that ABA therapy is most successful when it is done in a home, school or community environment. This allows for the child to learn the skills that he or she needs to learn the most while in the environment in which those skills are most likely to be needed.Learn more