Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), is a set of principles that form the basis for many behavioural treatments which is based on the science of learning and behaviour. It has been used by psychologist to teach communication, play, social, academic, self- care, community living skills and to reduce problem behaviours in learners with autism. ABA is considered as evidence based “best practice” i.e. it has been approved as a useful and effective practice by the US Surgeon General and by the American Psychological Association.
ABA method uses the following three steps to teach:
What are the types of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)?
What are the ABA therapy sessions like and what is the success rate?
ABA sessions are usually 2 to 3 hours long with short periods of structured time devoted to a task. The duration and type of sessions change according, to the needs and functioning of the learner. Applied behavioral analysis (ABA) is a form of behavioral therapy that is popular. This therapy has a 47% success rate.
What are the benefits of ABA sessions?
Below listed are a few benefits of undergoing ABA therapy: