What is Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)?
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy’s goal is to decrease problematic behaviors and increase skill acquisition for improved functional abilities across environments:
ABA programs can help children:
Increase language and communication
Improve attention, social skills and academics
Learn new skills by breaking it down into steps (toothbrushing, toileting, etc)
Decreasing self-injurious behavior, tantrums and elopement (running away).