Behavior and Learning Intervention Services

About ABA

What is ABA?

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy aims to decrease challenging behavior and increase appropriate behavior (such as communication). All interventions used during ABA therapy are based on peer-reviewed research.

ABA therapists evaluate environmental conditions that influence the likelihood that certain behavior occurs. They then develop treatment plans that focus on changing an individual’s environment to encourage appropriate behavior and discourage challenging behavior.

What is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)?

A BCBA is a professional in behavior analysis who holds a master’s degree, has completed supervised experience hours, and has passed a certification exam. The individual is required to complete ongoing continuing education hours to maintain their certification. Please see https://www.bacb.com/bcba/ for more information.