Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a systematic process based on principles of learning theory and is used to make meaningful changes to behavior. ABA stands for Applied Behavior Analysis. It’s a science focused on improving behaviors that are important to your child and family and teaching new skills to help your child reach their maximum potential. ABA therapy is used to target challenging behaviors that may be getting in the way of your child’s development and improving those areas. Ultimately, we want to increase desired behaviors and decrease challenging or undesired behaviors.
Whether you realize it or not, you and everyone around you are using the basic science of ABA. Because we are all connected to and influenced by our environment, we all experience our behaviors changing based on the reinforcement and/or consequences that are happening around us. In other words, the context of our environment shapes our behavior by the positive and negative reactions in which we come into contact with.
Many facets of your child’s behavior can be improved, including but not limited to:
Our ABA therapists provide ABA services to children with an autism diagnosis ages 12 and under.