Applied Behavior Analysis
A scientific approach to understanding and improving behaviors.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a scientific discipline that utilizes behavioral principles to help individuals make meaningful and socially significant behavior changes. Most popularly known for effectively treating behaviors that accompany autism spectrum disorder (ASD), ABA therapy can be beneficial to a variety of people, behaviors and needs. Huntsville Behavior Associates (HBA) utilizes Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) to conduct functional behavior assessments, design behavior support plans and train support staff and family members on how to implement behavioral strategies. The goal at HSVBA is to teach individuals how to access their environment more effectively, thereby reducing the need to engage in maladaptive behaviors. On-going support, training and consultation services will be available to help service providers and family maintain treatment gains.