ABA Therapy

What is ABA

ABA is the scientific process of systematically applying interventions based on principles of learning theory to improve socially significant behaviors.

ABA can help your child improve:

  • Communication
  • Social skills
  • Feeding
  • Self help skills (toileting, hand-washing, etc.)

ABA can also help your child:

  • Increase appropriate behaviors through positive reinforcement
  • Learn new skills
  • Maintain and retain his/her skills over time
  • Learn to use positive behaviors in multiple situations and environments
  • Reduce interfering behaviors (repetitive movements, self-injury, etc.)

Social Skills

Small Group instruction based in the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, which reinforces appropriate peer interactions and provides instruction specific to your child's social skills needs on the following areas:

  • Requesting items from a peer
  • Conversation skills
  • Game playing behaviors (turn taking, tolerating loss)
  • Following group instructions
  • Completing a group activity
  • Sharing
  • Group problem solving
  • Play skills (asking others to play, joining in while others are playing)
  • Peer interactions (asking peers for a turn, working out a problem)