From December 15th, 2008

What is ABA?

What is Applied Behavior Analysis? Behavior Analysis is the scientific study of behavior. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the application of the principles of learning and motivation from Behavior Analysis, and the procedures and technology derived from those principles, to the solution of problems of social significance. Many decades of research have validated treatments based on ABA. The Report of the MADSEC Autism Task Force (2000) provides a succinct description, put together by an independent body of experts: Over the past 30 years, several thousand published research studies have documented the effectiveness of ABA across a wide range of: populations…