Here are some videos to help you experience ABA Therapy
Okay, so you think that your child might benefit from ABA Therapy, now where do you go?
We have worked with Applied Behavioral Strategies (ABS) and have found them to be fantastic. Here is a link to their site
I would encourage you to go to the CTFeat (Connecticut Families for Effective Autism Treatment) website for their comprehensive list of ABA service providers:
What is Applied Behavior Analysis?
Behavior analysis focuses on the principles that explain how learning takes place. Positive reinforcement is one such principle. When a behavior is followed by some sort of reward, the behavior is more likely to be repeated. Through decades of research, the field of behavior analysis has developed many techniques for increasing useful behaviors and reducing those that may cause harm or interfere with learning.
Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is the use of these techniques and principles to bring about meaningful and positive change in behavior.
As you might expect there are a number of resources regarding ABA therapy that might be helpful:
Here are the Autism Speaks materials on ABA --
Some more helpful sites: