Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a scientific, problem-solving approach designed to produce socially significant outcomes. In other words, Behavior Analysts aim to improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities using the science of behavior change. The application of ABA is not limited to individuals with Autism, however, over 60 years of research supports its effectiveness in meeting the complex needs of this population.
What is Early Intervention
Early intervention is a system of coordinated services that promotes the child the child’s age-appropriate growth and development and supports families during the critical early years. Early intervention services to eligible children and families are federally mandated through the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). Early intervention services are again designed to enhance a child’s development during the first few years of life 0-2 year 11 months. It is also intended to support families and caregivers in developing competence and confidence to help their child learn and grow to their full potential.