“If they can't learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn”
- Dr. O. Ivar Lovaas
What is ABA?
According to Autism Speaks, “Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a therapy based on the science of learning and behavior. ABA therapy applies our understanding of how behavior works to real situations. The goal is to increase behaviors that are helpful and decrease behaviors that are harmful or affect learning.