What is applied behavioral analysis (ABA) therapy?

Applied behavior analysis refers to the direct application of the principles of behavior modification in natural environments such as home, school, and community. ABA uses behavioral principles to improve the individual’s ability to participate effectively in various situations.

Source: Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD)

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