What is ABA?
ABA stands for "Applied Behavioral Analysis".
It is the application of evidence-based behavioral interventions to improve skills including:
- Daily living
Who can receive ABA?
Any age/skill group
We serve clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related developmental disabilities including, but not limited to:
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
- Cerebral Palsy (CP)
- Intellectual Disabilities
- Neurotypical with behavioral concerns
Who provides ABA services?
BT - Behavior Technician
RBT - Registered Behavior Technician
BCaBA - Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst
BCBA/BCBA-D - Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Basic ABA Terminology
ABA - Applied Behavior Analysis
Positive Reinforcement - Adding a stimulus to the environment to increase the occurrence of the behavior.
Negative Reinforcement - Removing a stimulus from the environment to increase the occurrence of the behavior.
Positive Punishment - Adding a stimulus to the environment to decrease the occurrence of the behavior.
Negative Punishment - Removing a stimulus from the environment to increase the frequency of the behavior.
BIP/BSP - Behavior Intervention Plan/ Behavior Support Plan
FA - Functional Analysis
FBA - Functional Behavior Analysis
ABC data - Antecedent Behavior Consequence data
PDDBI - PDD Behavior Inventory
ABLLS-R - The Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills - Revised
AFLS - The Assessment of Functional Living Skills
VB-MAPP - The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program