ASPIRE-ABA Center Europe provides Early Intensive Behavior Intervention (EIBI) to children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities and special needs. Often between 3-20 hours weekly will be provided. Goals can be taught in the home, and generalised in the community (e.g., sports, hobbies, outside play, stores). During all in-home sessions, a trained ABA Behavior Technician will come to the families’ home, will record data for all programs, bring supplies/toys, do interventions with the child and provide parent/caregiver training.
ABA is the most proven, researched based, method to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, in many different areas. ABA is being used across the world. More and more families are using is now. It is known, that the younger the child is to start with ABA, the more chances the child has to function as independent as possible later on in life. It is never too late to start though. ABA can help at any age, which research data has proved.
Formal instruction sessions may be held, but the employment of naturalistic teaching and the capitalization on incidental learning opportunities are preferred for day-to-day learning and to increase the likelihood of generalization. The skills will be mainly taught in an incidental manner, as this has been shown to be more effective and better assimilated by individuals with barriers to learning.
Effective ABA intervention for ASD is not a one size fits all approach and should never be viewed as a canned set of programs or drills. On the contrary, a skilled Behaviorist customizes the intervention to each learner’s skills, needs, interests, preferences and family situation. For these reasons, an ABA program for one learner will look different than a program for another learner. That said, quality ABA programs for learners with ASD have the following in common: