Autism: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Access Family Services uses Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), an established and effective intervention for the treatment of Autism. Evidence-based interventions are used to make meaningful improvements in the areas of your child’s life. ABA is a science based on basic principles of behavior, and endorsed by the American Medical Association and United States Surgeon General. Goals are implemented in an environment that is natural for your child, usually the home or community, with a strong focus on training caregivers.
- Increased functional communication.
- Increased social interaction and play skills.
- Decreased behaviors interfering with participation in daily activities at home, school, or in the community.
- Learned life skills generalized and maintained beyond ABA Therapy sessions.
- Each program is unique and designed to meet your child’s individualized needs.
- Creation of a positive and therapeutic environment where your child is motivated to learn and achieve his or her full potential.
- Your child’s team will consist of highly trained, dedicated, and passionate clinical staff whose priority is to provide effective services that produce clear results.
- Data is frequently collected, reviewed, and shared with all team members, so quick decisions can be made to ensure desired changes are occurring.
- All members of your child’s team, including parents, line staff, and supervising consultants will have frequent access to tailored training that is aimed to directly benefit your child.
- All goals are socially significant and focus on meaningful improvements.
- Teams are led by a licensed clinician and comprised of Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Registered Behavior Technicians and other highly trained professionals.
- Initial Treatment Plans are developed after parent interviews, direct assessment, and observation of the child in their home setting.
- One-on-one treatment in the home or community with multiple sessions per week.
- Strong parent training focus, with a minimum of 2 hours per month
- Ongoing monthly program evaluation and training, ensuring that timely decisions are made according to your child’s data, and modifications made to the program are communicated and modeled for all team members.