Applied Behavior Analysis is the scientific study of behavior. It is the application of the principles of learning and motivation to the solution of problems of social significance. Socially significant behaviors include communication, language, social skills, adaptive living skills, aggression, self injury, oppositional behavior, academics, etc. ABA is the leading, research-based methodology to help change individuals’ lives for the better, especially those with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Many decades of research have validated treatments based on ABA.
Applied Behavior Analysis is utilized in natural settings such as home, school, and the local community. ABA therapy has been successfully used to enhance learning and positive behaviors and reduce madadaptive behaviors. The goal of ABA services is to find what motivates each child so that these natural interests can be used to encourage individuals to learn new skills and become more independent.
The following organizations endorse ABA as a scientifically proven approach for treating children with autism and related disorders:
• U.S. Surgeon General
• Autism Society of America
• National Autism Center
• American Academy of Pediatrics
• National Institute of Mental Health
• American Academy of Neurology
• American Academy of Family Physicians
• American Psychological Association
According to U.S. Surgeon General, ABA is the most effective treatment of autism.
At Adora Alliance we provide the highest quality ABA services to fit the needs of individuals and their families. We design a customized program addressing specific strengths and weaknesses in communication, language, social skills, and self help. Contact us for more details or to start an assessment.