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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is ABA therapy?

A: ABA therapy is a type of therapy that uses the principles of reinforcement to teach new skills and behaviors and reduce problematic behaviors. It is a highly individualized treatment approach that can be used for a variety of diagnoses, including autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, anxiety disorders, and developmental delays.

Q: How does ABA therapy work?

A: ABA therapy involves identifying specific behaviors or skills that need to be developed, and then using techniques such as prompting, shaping, and fading to teach the individual new skills. Positive reinforcement is used to reward the individual for engaging in appropriate behaviors, and problematic behaviors are addressed by identifying triggers and developing strategies to cope with them positively.

 

Q: How long does ABA therapy last?

A: The length of ABA therapy can vary depending on the individual's needs and goals. Typically, ABA therapy involves intensive treatment sessions ranging from 10-40 hours per week, with the length of treatment ranging from several months to several years.

Q: Where can ABA therapy be provided?

A: ABA therapy can be provided in a variety of settings, including schools, homes, and clinics. Our agency provides ABA therapy in all of these settings, and we work with families to determine the most appropriate setting for their child's needs.

 

Q: Is ABA therapy covered by insurance?

A: Many insurance plans do cover ABA therapy, but coverage can vary depending on the individual's diagnosis and insurance plan. Our agency works with families to determine their insurance coverage and help them navigate the insurance process.

 

Q: Who provides ABA therapy?

A: ABA therapy is provided by highly trained professionals, including Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs). Our agency ensures that all of our staff are highly trained and qualified to provide effective ABA therapy.

Q: How can I get started with ABA therapy?

A: To get started with ABA therapy, you can contact our agency to schedule an initial assessment. During the assessment, we will evaluate your child's needs and develop a customized treatment plan to help them reach their goals.

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