Aba therapy in michigan

The Pros and Cons of ABA Therapy

Applied behavior analysis therapy

Approximately one in every 88 children is given a diagnoses of autism. Unfortunately, children with autism often don’t get the opportunity to succeed in life. Only about 35% of children who are diagnosed with autism ever achieve an education beyond high school or hold their own job. The chances of a child with autism reaching these achievements greatly increases if they are introduced to applied behavior analysis therapy (ABA therapy).

ABA therapy focuses on explaining how a child with autism learns new skills, or discourages negative behaviors. For example, positive reinforcement is commonly used in ABA therapy. Although a child with autism might not naturally follow the learn (more…)

15 Nov 2016