What is ABA?

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a scientific approach for understanding and addressing socially significant problem behaviors and teaching meaningful skills. ABA is based on the principles of behaviorism, a science that has proven its effectiveness in psychology and education with both neuro-typical and classified populations for almost 100 years.

Methods in applied behavior analysis range from validated intensive behavioral interventions which have been most publicly recognized for treatment for children with an autism spectrum disorder to educational practices and curriculum development. However, applied behavior analysis has successful applications in a wide range of other areas areas.