How to find the Best ABA Specialists in the San Francisco Bay Area
Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is considered a scientifically validated approach to understanding the behavior of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It helps understand how your son’s or daughter’s behavior is affected by the environment. On a practical level, the principles of ABA have assisted different kinds of learners to acquire different skills to improve the quality of their lives as well as the mastery of a new language. At Ascend Rehab we do our best to staff and provide some of the best ABA Specialists throughout the greater bay area as we know how much they play an important role in implementing such programs for your child suffering from ASD. The most important thing is to find the right ABA specialist in the area (whether with Ascend Rehab or elsewhere).
Below are some tips to find the best ABA Specialist, throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
ABA is widely recognized as a safe and effective treatment method for ASD. The method has already been endorsed by a number of leading state and federal agencies in the United States – such as the New York State Department of Health and the U.S. Surgeon General. The United States has seen a significant increase in the use of this method to improve the quality of life of people who are suffering from ASD. On the other hand, ABA techniques could help improve some of the basic skills such as imitating, listening, reading, and looking for people who are suffering from ASD.
What Makes Ascend Rehab’s ABA Services Better?
Because effective ABA intervention is not a one-size-fits-all approach, the techniques may differ depending on each patient who suffers from autism. Ascend’s skilled ABA specialists located throughout the greater Bay Area know when and how to custom tailor the program to suit the needs their patient. In fact, an ABA program for one autism patient may look vastly different from an ABA program of another patient.
The right ABA specialist should be a licensed clinical psychologists with training in applied behavior analysis or those who are board-certified with providing ABA treatment for autism. Because of the huge demand for ABA programs in Bay Area, many institutions claim to provide such services. That is why you need to be cautious when choosing the right specialist for the job. Most of the ABA specialists in the area lack the field’s standard minimum requirements in education and practical experience. This is why we encourage you to do your research when selecting the best professionals in the area. While certainly we’d love to work with your and your child here at Ascend it’s important that you consider all your options, and we’re happy to help you better understand what may make the most sense, feel free and call us at: (510) 441-8240. You’re also welcome to come in for a visit any-time during business hours.