Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a broad term used to describe a group of neurodevelopmental disorders. Children with ASD possess a complex condition that affects brain development and can create difficulty with social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication, and emotional control.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is an evidence-based treatment using the principles of behavior to drive quality of life changes. The analysis, design and implementation of targets focus on improving functional skills across various domains. It is a common therapy for individuals diagnosed on the autism spectrum.