The original name of ABA was “Behavioral Modification”, which goes back to the early 1900’s. In simple terms, ABA is a science that focuses on developing social, communication and learning skills by changing the environments behavior. But what does ABA stand for?
There are many real world ABA benefits that make it an ideal therapy to treat autism and related conditions. While the majority of the population still doesn’t know ABA therapy by name, more and more people are using it without knowing it in their personal and professional lives. Thus, when they […]
Are you a longtime customer of ABA therapy? Maybe you’re just getting started, and looking for a framework you can use to assess ongoing effectiveness. Either way, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with some key tenets of effective ABA. There are some metrics that you can keep […]
Discovering that your child has autism can be a life changing experience, but you don’t face this alone as millions of parents realize their child will acquire unique care and attention in a diverse world. As a loving parent to a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) you must learn […]
There are many different methods of ABA. It can be overwhelming to parse through all of these different possibilities as a parent. When you are pursuing ABA treatment for your child, you have to sort through funding sources, wait lists, and scheduling. You don’t want to put more on your […]
Written By: Tabitha J Kirby, MA, BCBA, COBA Working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is not for everyone. The field of ABA is rapidly expanding and ongoing research is providing ABA clinicians with increasing options for positive ABA treatment approaches. Even though the number of those certified […]
If you’ve read some of our other posts that touch on the history of ABA, you know that ABA therapy first developed as a treatment for autism a little over forty years ago. This means that there is enough history for ABA therapy to have developed a strong and robust […]
Applied behavioral analysis (ABA) is a type of therapy that focuses on developing social, communication and learning skills.