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
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
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
If you are motivated to help people, a career in applied behavior analysis may be a good choice. You’ll be able to help those on the autism spectrum. For many people considering a career in behavioral science, they aren’t sure where to start. But there are more job opportunities 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.
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