WHAT IS APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (ABA)?
ABA is an evidence-based science that is used in an applied setting to improve socially significant behaviors.
ABA uses experimentation to identify the variables responsible for behavior change.
ABA uses principles of behavior to address core deficits of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) such as:
School Readiness Skills
WHICH BEHAVIORS DOES ABA ADDRESS?
Repetitive, restrictive, ritualistic behaviors
WHAT IS A BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST (BCBA)? WHAT IS A BOARD CERTIFIED ASSISTANT BEHAVIOR ANALYST (BCABA)? WHAT IS A REGISTERED LINE TECHNICIAN (RLT)?
BCBA is a graduate-level certification in behavior analysis. Professionals certified at the BCBA level are independent practitioners who provide behavior-analytic services. BCBAs supervise the work of BCaBAs and RLTs.
BCaBA is an undergraduate-level certification in behavior analysis. Professionals certified at the BCaBA level provide behavior-analytic services under the supervision of a BCBA
RLTs are paraprofessionals licensed by the state of Louisiana. RLTs assist in delivering behavior analysis services and practice under the direction and close supervision of BCBAs and BCaBAs.