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
We presume competence
Self advocacy skills are imperative for successful adults
Students should be allowed to say no, ask for breaks, and decline touch
Parents and other therapists are our partners
Data is very important. It is graphed daily and parents have access
Natural Environment Teaching is usually the best way to learn
It is important to listen to Autistic voices
We align our programming as much as possible with best practices in the field