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ABA in Schools

Essential or Optional?

By Lindblad, Tracie

Summary

This online article suggests that intensive Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy is an evidence-based intervention which displays long-term positive effects across various skills (i.e., language, cognition, and adaptive behavior skills).

Autism Ontario is an association “dedicated to increasing public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals with whom they interact.” The organization aims “to ensure that each individual with ASD is provided the means to achieve quality of life as a respected member of society.” [Website]

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Visit www.autismontario.com/Client/ASO/ABA.nsf/object/ABA+in+School+full+article+edited/$file/ABA+in+School+full+article+edited.pdf

Subject(s)

This online article is in English

Publication:

Autism Ontario
Ontario, Canada
2006

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