What is ABA Therapy?

What is Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) Therapy?

Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) is an evidence-based approach that assesses behaviours and works to both increase positive learning and decrease those behaviours which may be socially isolating, physically harmful or which present a significant speedbump to learning. Primarily, ABA is about helping an individual to learn or re-learn how to achieve, to live life fully, and to reach their potential. 

ABA is used in a wide range of settings, such as medical, educational, mental health, rehabilitation, and health and exercise. It is recognised as one way for people on the autism spectrum to “learn how to learn”.

We use ABA across a range of our support services, including:
  • Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention (EIBI)
  • School Aged Consultancy
  • Specialist Behaviour Support
  • Parent/Therapy training
ABA is the foundation of our work with the children we support. It allows us to provide individualised and targetted programs, dependant on the individual needs of the child.
Learning for Life recognises that a child’s early years are a critically important time for learning and brain development. Therefore, the planning and implementation of our programs is guided by best practice principles to ensure that each child we work with has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Learn more about our ABA-based therapy services and how we can help