Serving Hampton Roads Virginia
Applied Behavior Analysis is the science in which procedures derived from the principles of behavior are systematically applied to improve and enhance socially important behavior. ABA seeks to demonstrate experimentally that procedures and interventions introduced were directly responsible for the improvement in behavior.
1) A fad therapy for children with ASD or other related conditions (ABA is currently the only treatment methodology that has been empirically verified as effective for helping those diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. SOURCE: New York State Department of Health, Early Intervention Program, 1999; United States Surgeon General, 1998).
2) ABA is not simply Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT). (ABA is so much more than sitting down at a table, drilling targets and running error correction procedures! It includes: prompting, fading, reinforcement, shaping, chaining, modeling, video modeling, incidental teaching, natural environment teaching, etc.).
3) ABA is only focused on behavior reduction and negative behaviors. (ABA is teaching any and all skills that are socially significant. The goal is to increase quality of life, independence, and personal autonomy for the individual.
We are based in Virginia Beach, VA and currently serve Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, and Portsmouth
We currently accept Tricare, Medicaid, Anthem, Optima, and Self-Pay clients between the ages of 18 months-8 years old.