ABA is not only a therapy model for the child.  An effective ABA plan includes a team of people: child, parents, siblings, teachers, therapists.  Ginny explains the team concept of ABA and how it works, how it’s performed, and how it’s a team effort as parent training, supervision, and assessment are all part of the ABA plan.

Ginny is a Senior Manager of ABA Therapy at BYS.  She’s a licensed clinical social worker and board certified behavior analyst. Ginny defines the ABC’s of Applied Behavior Analysis.

 In this episode we discuss:

  • What are the focuses of ABA
  • What behaviors parents are concerned about
  • Why hitting can be seen as a form of communication and how to change this behavior.
  • A discussion of the before, during, and after of a behavior to see where the breakdown is occurring.

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