ABOUT ABA THERAPY

Your Questions Answered

WHAT IS ABA?

ABA stands for Applied Behavior Analysis.  ABA Therapy is a type of therapy that uses the science of behavior and learning.  The basic goal of ABA Therapy is to support an individual increase behaviors that are helpful and to decrease behaviors that are harmful or interfere with learning.

WHAT CAN ABA THERAPY HELP WITH?

​ABA Therapy can be an effective treatment for people of all ages and abilities.  Although ABA has been found to be highly effective for people with Autism, a person does not need to have Autism to benefit from ABA Therapy.  Some of the areas ABA Therapy has been successful in addressing include: 

  • Improve social skills, living skills and academic skills.

  • Increase language and communication skills.

  • Improve self-management skills

  • Decrease problem behaviors

HOW DOES ABA THERAPY WORK?

ABA Therapy should be individualized and can be adapted to meet the needs of the individual.  ABA focuses on skills that are useful in everyday life and this will vary for each individual.  ABA can be provided wherever there is a need including, home, school and community settings.

I DON’T HAVE MY INSURANCE CARD WITH ME, CAN I STILL RECEIVE TREATMENT?

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