Functional Behavior Assessment
Autism Diagnosis: How Assessment Guides Our Intervention
ABA in Orange County CA
Assessment of problem behaviors at Acuity Behavior Solutions includes several components:
Additionally, our experienced BCBAs will ask you questions and assess your child directly through the use of some of our standardized and developmental ABA assessments including, but not limited to:
Our clinicians/BCBAs determine which ABA assessments are the most beneficial for your child’s therapy
At the end of the Functional Behavior Assessment with the BCBA, we will create a comprehensive report including a full analysis of the child’s problem behaviors, a plan for intervening on those behaviors to reduce them, a list of the top prioritized goals for increasing your child’s skills, goals for parents/caregivers, and a set of recommendations for how many hours of ABA in Orange County is medically necessary. For starters, if the team decides that a suitable target for your child is to tie their own shoes, they may start by going and finding their own shoes. Once this behavior is learned, the child will be taught to find shoes independently. The next move after that could be to cross the lines. This will proceed until the child finishes all of the phases individually. For each child, these steps may be different but the idea is the same, starting at the beginning and building from there.
Recommendations for the number of hours of ABA in Orange County by the clinician are typically based on:
Goals will be objective, measurable and achievable. Goals are often in the areas of:
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