About Autism / ABA

About Autism
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability. Signs generally appear during early childhood and affects a person’s ability to communicate and engage with others. ASD is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a spectrum condition, meaning that individuals are affected in varying degrees. There is no known single cause of ASD, although increased awareness and early diagnosis and intervention have lead to significantly improved outcomes. The diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder is applied based on an analysis of all behaviors and their severity.

About Applied Behaviour Analysis
ABA is a form of therapy that focuses on learning and behavior to help improve the lives of children with autism. It studies how behaviors work and fosters skills in a flexible way to suit each child’s personality and lifestyle. From basic skills like looking and listening to complex skills like reading and communicating, ABA can help reduce behaviors that make it difficult for children to learn.

It’s widely recognized as the most effective, evidence-based treatment for autism and is endorsed by the U.S. Surgeon General and American Academy of Pediatrics.

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