Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis


Applied Behavior Analysis focuses on helping individuals learn socially significant skills, and at the same time, it aims to decrease problem behaviors that are a barrier for learning and socialization using procedures that have been demonstrated to be effective through applied research.

ABA can target the following skills:
  • Daily living skills
  • Language and communication skills
  • Social skills
  • Reduction of problem behaviors
  • Feeding disorders
  • Academic skills
  • Playing/leisure skills