Initially, ABA programs for children with Autism utilized only (DTT), and the curriculum focused on teaching basic skills as noted above.However, ABA programs, such as the program implemented at CARD, continue to evolve, placing greater emphasis on the generalization and spontaneity of skills learned.Other approaches that are not typically included in strict DTT include errorless teaching procedures and Fluency-Based Instruction. Some current dimensions of applied behavior analysis. Reliable measurement requires that behaviors are defined objectively.At CARD all appropriate teaching approaches based on the well grounded principles of applied behavior analysis are utilized. Vague terms such as anger, depression, aggression or tantrums are redefined in observable and quantifiable terms, so their frequency, duration or other measurable properties can be directly recorded (Sulzer-Azaroff & Mayer, 1991).
The entire treatment team, including all caregivers (mom, dad, grandparents, and siblings) is invited to participate in regular “clinic meetings” designed to review the child’s progress, train on new techniques and add lessons to the program.Moreover, these behaviors are evaluated within relevant settings such as schools, homes and the community.The use of single case experimental design to evaluate the effectiveness of individualized interventions is an essential component of programs based upon ABA methodologies.For more information about the CARD program for your child, please call us at Our team of licensed psychologists and highly trained doctoral level assessors design testing batteries based on the individual needs of each referred client to best inform treatment programming and improve daily functioning in home, academic, social, and professional environments. services families and individuals all over the world. (CARD) offers a variety of customized, hands-on classes and seminars that provide ongoing development for families, caregivers, professional educators, clinicians, and students with the opportunity to benefit from over 150 years of combined experience in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).Evaluations can identify autism spectrum disorders, developmental and neurocognitive delay, impulse control problems, difficulties with attention, emotional and behavioral concerns, learning disabilities, memory and concentration issues, and giftedness. However, because of staffing and logistical limitations, some services are only available in certain locations. Typically, after a brief phone consultation, we will schedule an initial evaluation and provide recommendations. CARD Classes are held at a variety of CARD office locations, as well as community centers around the country.