ABA – What is it and why do we use it?

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a scientific field of study that focuses on behaviour, specifically the principles of learning socially significant behaviour. ABA-based interventions are extremely helpful for children with autism or other related disabilities. Rather than changing the individual’s …


Why do children with autism deserve ABA?

Mary Beth Walsh is an advocate of applied behavior analysis (ABA.) Walsh, whose son Ben has autism, delivered a presentation at the 2011 Innovations in Autism Treatment and Applied Behavior Analysis conference. In it, she argued that sometimes science isn’t …