Applied behavior analysis examines the possible cause of a behavior, using accepted principles of behavior management and then systematically determines how to replace the behavior with a more appropriate response. It looks for the behavior to change to a meaningful degree.
ABA What Is It?Christina Burk Behavioral Consulting, out of New York, has interesting article and on lots of links.
The "Greenspan" Floor Time Model
Who is Stanley Greenspan's
Local ABA Groups:FEAT - Web site provides information to parents of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders including Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), and Asperger's Syndrome, and to professionals about organization, and how FEAT can help families, as well as to provide information about other available resources.
For a list of certified people that are ABA providers AND some that got their license revoked.
Behavioral Education Assessment and Consultation Inc. (BEACON)
The Behavioral consultants, (who presented at our PAC meeting, in May 1999):
Mark Geren and Robert Ross
202 Lexington Ave.