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What is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)?

What is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)?

Published: Feb. 2, 2022Updated: Mar. 17, 2022

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a type of therapy that seeks to improve or teach specific behaviors in areas such as social skills, communication, self-care, and academics. It is most often used to support individuals with autism. ABA looks at what happens immediately before, during, and after a behavior occurs in order to create an intervention plan.

To learn more about ABA, check out our article ABA 101.

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