The ABC’s of ABA is Applied Behavioral Analysis made simple.
A program guide for teaching students with behavioral disorders, attention disorders, and Autism.This guide allows one to truly understand how to implement a strong, behavior based program that utilizes the principles of ABA.
This guide is divided into 8 sections:
Getting to Know ABA- Introduction to basic terms and concepts. Best practice and implementation guidelines.
Cheat sheets for quick reference. Simplified explanations and solutions.
Behavior: This portion of the guide breaks down terminology and simplifies behavior plans/strategies into everyday layman’s terms. Access to a variety of data collection options, defined terms, and powerpoint presentations that lends for easy understanding. Read as the writer talks aloud to you to help assist you in learning how to become confident in creating your own plans. Materials included are great for staff and parent training. By the end of this section, you will be well versed and well- armed to create and implement plans that utilize positive behavioral supports.
Communication/Social Skills- Sample programs, targets, and implementation recommendations.
Programs and implementation Strategies: Decoding the lingo has never been easier. This portion of the guide offers a variety of ways to write and execute IEP goals and program targets. This section walks you through the preschool years through high school. Areas addressed include social skills training, communication training, behavioral training, and academic guide to functional academics. Curriculum guidelines supplied along with hints and practical classroom solutions. This serves as an excellent source of staff training. Detailed scripts and execution information provided. Anecdotal advice and guidelines included from those who have hands on teaching experience. I will share my wisdom in hopes of saving you some headaches I have had along the way.
Social Stories: Access a plethora of social stories that you can modify and alter to meet your individual student needs. Social stories help clarify expectations to the learner as well as staff. Social stories lend greatly to helping reduce anxiety, assist with consistent staff and student behaviors, and offers a step by step explanation of student performance expectation. Great to pair with any behavior plan or daily schedule.
Professional Development and powerpoints: Easy to use presentations to educate your staff in the area of ABA, sensory integration, and behavioral strategies.
Forms, Forms, and More Forms: Access charts, graphs, organizers, schedules, visuals, and a variety of materials that will assist with organized data collection, creating staff and student schedules, and allow for an overall organized program.