We verify your eligibility with your insurance provider and walk you through the paperwork.
After observing your child and assessing their behavior, a friendly BCBA will develop a customized plan for your child’s development.
Your child practices positive behaviors through fun home therapy sessions and learns to apply them in other real-life situations.
ABA therapy, or Applied Behavior Analysis therapy, is a type of therapy that has been shown to be effective in reducing symptoms of autism.
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects communication, social interaction, and behavior. ABA therapy is a form of behavior therapy that focuses on teaching new skills and behaviors while decreasing problematic behaviors.
ABA therapy is based on the principles of behaviorism, which suggest that behavior is learned through the environment. ABA therapy uses positive reinforcement to encourage desired behaviors and discourage unwanted behaviors.
The therapy is highly individualized and tailored to the specific needs of each person with autism.
One of the main goals of ABA therapy is to increase communication skills. Many people with autism struggle with communication, whether it be verbal or nonverbal.
ABA therapy can help individuals with autism learn how to communicate effectively, whether it be through spoken language, sign language, or other forms of communication.
ABA therapy can also help individuals with autism learn how to understand and interpret social cues, which can be difficult for those with autism.
Another goal of ABA therapy is to reduce problematic behaviors. Many individuals with autism engage in repetitive or self-injurious behaviors, such as hand-flapping or head-banging.
ABA therapy can help reduce these behaviors by teaching new, more appropriate behaviors to replace them.
For example, if an individual with autism engages in hand-flapping when they are excited, ABA therapy can teach them to express their excitement through words or other gestures.
ABA therapy can also help individuals with autism learn important life skills, such as self-care and independent living skills. These skills are essential for individuals with autism to be able to live independently and successfully in the community.