When you find out your child needs ABA therapy many aspects of it may become extremely confusing. Here are some things you need to know about ABA as a Parent.
What You Need to Know About ABA as a Parent
Becoming a parent can be one of the most enjoyable yet stressful periods of your life, as you just don’t know what to expect when you finally bring your bundle of joy home. As they grow older you will watch them morph from infants into toddlers, and then they will start school and their personalities will really start to develop.
It is whilst they are at school that they may start to show signs of learning difficulties or that they have an underlying condition that may be holding them back from progressing at the same rate as their peers. Often this can be quite frightening because as a parent you will immediately think that there is something wrong with them when in reality every child progresses at different speeds and it is quite normal that children may have learning difficulties.
ABA, or applied behavior analysis, is a way of understanding behavior in the context of a particular environment and is important because therapy can then be used to improve behavior so that it doesn’t interfere with learning. As a parent, it is vital that you are well clued-up about ABA so that you can follow your child’s progress and can help as much as possible from the home. In this article we are going to take a look at everything that you need to know about ABA, so read on to find out more.