Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is an established, well-respected approach to understanding behavior, motivating learning and teaching new skills. ABA therapists seek to understand ways in which behavior is affected by the child’s environment – their physical and social surroundings as a whole.
ABA programs can target many different skill areas depending on the needs of the child. For instance, ABA treatment can be used to improve social skills, communication, motor skills, academic abilities, play skills, and self-care. ABA programs are also useful for reducing negative behaviors such as self-harming or hitting others.
What does it involve?
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