Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism

Applied Behavior Analysis: The Scientific Approach to Autism Therapy, Part II

Posted by learninghouse on May 04, 2015  /   Posted in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism

This post is a continuation of “Applied Behavior Analysis: The Scientific Approach to Autism Therapy”. You can read the first part here.   Over the past 40 years, a large body of literature has documented the “successful use of ABA-based procedures to reduce problem behavior and increase appropriate skills.” In fact, more than a thousand studies

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Applied Behavior Analysis: The Scientific Approach to Autism Therapy, Part I

Posted by learninghouse on May 04, 2015  /   Posted in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism

April is National Autism Awareness Month, a time when raising awareness and promoting autism research receives countrywide recognition. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in 68 children is identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASDs reportedly occur in all racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups, though they are almost five

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All About Sage’s M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Program

Posted by learninghouse on December 10, 2014  /   Posted in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism

Although diagnoses of autism have risen dramatically over the past few decades, evidence-based approaches to treating the behaviors associated with the disease are few and far between. Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is one of the only therapeutic approaches that has been proven to work, helping those with autism engage more successfully with the world. For

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Benefits of a Career in Applied Behavior Analysis

Posted by learninghouse on November 18, 2014  /   Posted in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism

One out of every 68 American children born today is on the autism spectrum, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those individuals may need special attention and help in developing coping strategies. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is one of the only evidence-based therapies developed to help those on the autism spectrum.

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Salary Information for Applied Behavior Analysis Therapists

Posted by learninghouse on November 05, 2014  /   Posted in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism

Being an applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapist has many rewards to include not only helping individuals with autism, but also making a difference in the lives of others. The benefits are certainly rewarding, but so too is the salary earned from the profession. Let’s learn what factors influence applied behavior analysis salary. Factor 1: Level

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