BCOTB Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy is designed to assess and treat both problem behavior and pre-academic and social skill deficits in an ongoing evaluation of each child’s individual needs. Our programming is developed for children ages 1.5-10 years-old and is based on B.F. Skinner’s Verbal Behavior, as well as current innovations in the ABA field, such as Relational Frame Theory (RFT). Each child receives an initial assessment with a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who creates individualized programming to treat a variety of needs: aggressive and noncompliant behaviors, difficulty with routines and transitions, school–readiness skills, communicative deficits, social skill deficits, play skills deficits, and other common needs of children with Autism.
What We Treat
BCOTB will treat a variety of diagnoses and medical conditions such as the following:
How do I know if my child needs Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy?
Difficulty with changes in routine
Difficulty with transitions
Displays concerning behaviors that interfere with his/her daily life
Inability to communicate effectively
Unresponsiveness or limited interaction, eye contact, play with others and/or toys
Behind on meeting developmental milestones
How BCOTB Can Help
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy structures the environment to make learning easier for children with Autism and other disabilities and medical conditions. Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) work closely with families, therapy teams, and providers outside of BCOTB to ensure that each child’s behavior plan and treatment goals are measurable, appropriate, and attainable for each child. Common programming addresses communicative deficits, play skills, social skills, and behavioral challenges. All treatment plans are evaluated through ongoing data collection and analysis to ensure that each child is working towards his/her unique goals.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy Programs at BCOTB
Our programs help to improve the following:
Behavioral Challenges, such as tantrums and rigidity
Communication, such as requesting, labeling, and answering and asking questions
Responding to instructions
Activities of daily living
Caregiver support through in-clinic training
School support and collaboration, including IEP help
Consultation with other providers
Functional Behavior Assessments in community settings
Functional Analyses of problematic behaviors
Verbal Behavior Therapy
Teaches communication and language skills using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Problem Behavior Analysis, Consultation, and Reduction
Reduces maladaptive behavior by teaching appropriate alternatives.