A Parent's Guide to Applied Behavior Analysis

Overview

This tool kit, from Autism Speaks and the Autism Treatment Network, is designed to provide you with a better understanding of ABA, how your child can benefit, and where/how you can seek ABA services.

ABA is a set of principles that form the basis for many behavioral treatments. ABA is based on the science of learning and behavior. ABA is considered an evidence-based “best” practice treatment by the US Surgeon General and by the American Psychological Association. This toolkit provides information for parents and caregivers on:

  • What is ABA
  • What Does ABA Look Like
  • Components of a Strong ABA Program
  • Who Provides ABA
  • Where is ABA Provided
  • How do I Obtain ABA Services
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This resource created by Autism Speaks