Applied Behavioral Analysis is one of the most common forms of therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder. It was created in the 1960s and, in recent years, has been the subject of controversy. The original techniques of autism, like forced compliance, teaching children how to mask their behaviors, and forcing them to look into people’s eyes, were very traumatic for people with autism.
Recently, there has been a push to alter ABA therapy by moving away from some of the past’s more harmful practices. Recently early intensive behavioral intervention targets problem behaviors work to enhance communication skills and reinforce positive behaviors. During this webinar, you will learn about the history of ABA and some best practices a local Arizona company is implementing a New Way to ABA.