Treatment Options

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Hiring an ABA provider

Patrick Blevins MA, BCBA & Melissa Wintz-Dykstra MS Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is the application of the science of behaviorism to teach skills so that individuals can participate in socially significant activities that improve their lives. ABA services may be delivered within the home, community, and/or in a dedicated clinic. ABA agencies hire professionals credentialed through the national Behavior Analyst Certification Board. These professionals have competed rigorous education, subscribe to a code of ethics and practice interventions that are evidence-based through research. ABA based interventions are implemented by registered behavior technicians (RBT) who follow behavior support plans written by a […]