School Districts
ABA Course
ABA Training for Professionals
ABLLS Course
Sign up for our Newsletter
Email address:

ABA Course Details

Volume 1: 60 min.

Sample Video

Autism Overview:

Autistic Spectrum Disorders, including Asperger’s Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder, are neurological disorders that can have a significant impact on all areas of an individual’s life, including language, social, and cognitive abilities.  In this module, the most common characteristics of autism will be discussed in detail, including how those characteristics differ from those of typically-developing peers and how they impair a child’s ability to learn.

ABA Overview:

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a science of human behavior in which empirically-validated principles are used to improve a wide variety of socially-significant behaviors.  ABA technologies have far-reaching effects for a wide variety of people in numerous settings.  Specifically for children with autism, ABA has proven to be the most powerful treatment.  This module will introduce the broader concepts of ABA as a science and how those relate to treatment packages for children with autism, before more specific applications are detailed in later modules.

Common ABA Approaches:

The principles of Applied Behavior Analysis can be utilized to effectively improve behaviors across an enormous scope of human performance, including basic behavioral issues, simple motor tasks, as well as abstract cognitive skills and sophisticated social behaviors.  In this module, three specific applications of ABA will be introduced—discrete trial teaching, natural environment teaching (or incidental teaching), and the use of task analyses.

Verbal Behavior:

In 1957, psychologist B. F. Skinner published Verbal Behavior in which he analyzed language based on the functional analytic principles of behavior analysis.  In essence, a Verbal Behavior analysis of language is based on a learner’s current environment and past history—that is, the relationship between a person’s language behavior and the environment in which it occurs.  In this module, this analysis of verbal behavior will be explained, as well as the importance of using this type of analysis as a part of language intervention for children with autism.

Products   |   Online Store   |   What We Do   |   About Us   |   Autism Resources for Parents   |   Contact Us   |   Home

© 2011 Maximum Potential Kids - All Rights Reserved - Terms & Conditions - Privacy Policy

Follow us: Facebook Twitter

Website by Website by Reason Labs - Atlanta