What does an ABA Program involve?

ABA program involves Different Teaching Procedures:
(DTT, PRT, Social skills, NET, VB, FBA)

  • Discrete Trial Training (DTT):
    Discrete Trial Training (DTT) is a type of teaching procedure in which your child is taught each skill separately in a structured manner.

  • Pivotal Response Therapy (PRT):
    Pivotal Response Therapy (PRT) is used to teach skills that form the basis of all learning. It teaches your child motivation, learning from multiple cues, self-monitoring, etc., which help your child increase his/her overall learning ability.

  • Social Skills Training:
    School and play are the most important functions of a child. ABA principles are used to teach social skills which facilitate successful school and play behavior. ABA teaches basic independent play skills, playing in a group, social interactions, etc.

  • Natural Environment Teaching (NET):
    Skills would be taught in your child's natural environment using materials and activities present in that setting.

  • Verbal Behavior (VB):
    Verbal Behavior teaches communication using ABA principles. It focuses on communicating the desires and wants of an individual and enabling social interactions.

  • Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA):
    This branch of ABA deals with reducing problem or harmful behaviors. An in-depth assessment would be conducted to find out the reason for the harmful behavior and corrective measures are planned accordingly.


Other Questions 

What is ABA?

Does my child need ABA?

How does ABA help my child with Autism?

Who can provide ABA for my child?

Where can ABA be practiced?

At what age should I start ABA for my child with Autism?

Does ABA work for High Functioning children?

Can I use ABA therapy at home with my child; if so, how?

Won't there be too many demands placed on my child during ABA therapy? Should I be worried?

What are the materials I should use in ABA therapy?

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