What is Applied Behavior Analysis?

ABA works under the assumption that people engage in behavior due to the consequence of that behavior. Typically, behaviors occur because, in the past, they have been reinforced by escape, attention, access to an object, or a self-stimulatory effect.

 

Our Core Beliefs

  1. We presume competence

  2. Self advocacy skills are imperative for successful adults

  3. Students should be allowed to say no, ask for breaks, and decline touch

  4. Parents and other therapists are our partners

  5. Data is very important. It is graphed daily and parents have access

  6. Natural Environment Teaching is usually the best way to learn

  7. It is important to listen to Autistic voices

  8. We align our programming as much as possible with best practices in the field