ABA Therapy

Do you guys remember my posts about using social stories to help my little survive being dropped off at child care? She used to cry the whole time I was gone. I got paged at the gym to come pick her up every single time we went. For months. Every....

Originally Posted on Applied Behavioral Strategies - Improving Quality of Live Through Effective Intervention Getting to Know ABA What is ABA? What can ABA be used for? How much ABA is Enough? What is the role of a parent in an ABA program? Components of an Effective Program First Steps in Getting an ABA Program Started What is...

by Barry K. Morris B.ScWk Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a process of studying and modifying behavior. It has been rigorously tested and is effective for many individuals with Autism and other developmental disorders. It changes the environment and monitors changed responses from the person, to result in changed behavior or...

With all the behavior therapy options designed to treat autism, parents may feel at a loss. Start here to understand the pros and cons of each type. by Mark Bertin, M.D., Christine O'Rourke-Lang There is no cure for autism, but various interventions diminish the symptoms, sometimes profoundly. Since both social...

Originally Posted on Autism Speaks - https://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism What Is Autism? What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive...

Originally Posted in NorthJersey.com: News By BARBARA WILLIAMS Staff writer | The Record New Jersey now has the highest reported rates of autism in the country — 1 in 45 children here are diagnosed with the developmental disability, though experts say they do not know if that is due to better screening or an...

by: Michelle Diament The Premier Source for Developmental Disability News The nation’s largest health insurer says it will soon include coverage of applied behavior analysis in every group plan it offers. UnitedHealthcare said that starting next year, every small and large group plan it sells across the country will feature coverage of the...

Originally Posted on Web MD What Is Autism? Autism is a complex neurobehavioral condition that includes impairments in social interaction and developmental language and communication skills combined with rigid, repetitive behaviors. Because of the range of symptoms, this condition is now called autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It covers a large spectrum of symptoms, skills,...

Applied Behavior Analysis is a type of intensive therapy that focuses on the principles and techniques of learning theory to help improve social behavior. ABA therapy helps to (1) develop new skills, (2) shape and refine previously learned skills, and (3) decrease socially significant problem behaviors. ABA is a scientifically validated...

Autism (Autism Spectrum Disorder) What is autism? How is autism diagnosed? What is Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder? What treatments are available for people with autism? What causes autism? What do SLPs do when working with individuals with autism? What resources are available about autism? What is autism? Autism is a developmental disability....