Why Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)?

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) uses learning theory principles and techniques to bring about meaningful and positive change in behavior. Research has consistently demonstrated that ABA is one of the most effective therapy approaches for children on the autism spectrum.
  • When ABA therapy is practiced by qualified individuals using evidence-based decisions, it produces unparalleled results.
  • It has been endorsed by a number of state and federal agencies, including the U.S. Surgeon General and the New York State Department of Health.
  • Research shows that a wide variety of ABA techniques have been developed for building functional skills in persons with other related developmental disabilities and emotional disorders as well.
  • In the state of New York, Behavior Analysis is a licensed profession regulated by NYSED to ensure best practice and quality services.

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