Therapies for Young Children with Autism

ABA Behavioral

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In this segment, Dr. Fein presents the theoretical foundations of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and explains how it is used to build skills and minimize deficits in children with ASD. She reviews the key features of ABA therapy, focusing on reinforcement, foundational skills, imitation, language and social interaction. Finally, Dr. Fein explains the importance of measuring progress in an ABA program and adjusting the therapy according to each child's individual needs and interests.

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