Posts Tagged ‘Behavior Therapist’

Top Ten FAQ about Discover Hope and ABA Services

Q: What does ABA mean? A: ABA stands for Applied Behavior Analysis. ABA is the study of behavior and how to change behaviors so they become socially significant. ABA can be used to teach any important behaviors including nutrition, fitness, academics, and much more. The strategies used are researched-based, developmentally appropriate, and feature positive reinforcement.…

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After the Visit: At Home Support for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Mia, a sweet girl with an autism diagnosis, has been receiving visits from a behavior therapist. The ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) “behavior therapist” comes to the house between 5 and 25 hours a week. She plays games and does activities to find out the best way to encourage Mia’s social development. Mia’s mom has already…

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How did Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Start?

In the late 1800s, psychology emerged as a brand new field of science. Although people throughout history have always been curious about why people behave the way they do, it was around this time that formal observations and studies were conducted about human behavior. In the early 1900s, John B. Watson, B.F. Skinner, Ivan Pavlov,…

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Introducing Behavioral Consultation Services!

The problem with our world is that we draw the circle of family too small. -Mother Theresa Parenting is hard. I look at pictures of my adorable kids, smiling or laughing or being silly, and my heart beams. But the pictures don’t capture all the moments before and after the smiles; the tantrums that seem…

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