ABA is an acronym for the words; Applied Behavior Analysis. Applied Behavior Analysis, in the simplest terms, is a technique used to study and bring about positive changes to behavior.
“Everyone has an inner voice. I found a way to let mine out”- Carly Carly Fleischmann surprised the world when, in 2012, news stations shared the story of her life and her new found voice. At the age of 11 years old, Carly, a child diagnosed with severe autism, exhibited many challenging behaviors such as…
Diagnosing autism can sometimes be challenging. The reason? Autism is not a disorder that is diagnosed through a medical test, such as a blood test. Instead, the best diagnosis involves a team of doctors. This typically includes a developmental pediatrician, psychologist, speech and language pathologist and an occupational therapist, which use interviews with caregivers and…
Children acquire language through interaction - not only with adults, but also with other children. They are wired to learn language beginning in infancy and continue to refine the skill, with little thought to the process, throughout their lives. For typically developing children, the acquisition of language comes naturally, without effort or formal teaching.
How does someone become a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)? In order to receive an RBT credential from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, 6 requirements must first be fulfilled.
Most people would say that they would like to get new job. Some people go to school to make their family proud and others to learn something new and interesting.
Advice from the pros...Once it’s time to venture out and find that Autism Therapy career you’ve been preparing for with Autism Therapy Career College (ATCC), we’ve got you covered! Writing a cover letter can be tricky, so here are some insider tips for making yours stand out from the crowd.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there will be an increase of 38% in the field of “Home Health Aides”. Home delivered ABA services make up the majority of services that children with autism receive. How can I become an Autism Therapist? The fastest way to be hired as an Autism Therapist is to…
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are a range of neurological disorders that are often characterized by social impairments, communication difficulties, and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behavior. The degrees to which these characteristics display themselves vary from individuals who can live relatively independent lives to those requiring more intensive care.
The ATCC Online-Distance Program includes all of the content provided in the campus program from the comfort of your own home. This comprehensive online program has open enrollment and students may sign up and begin their course at any time. It is designed to be completed entirely online in as little as 12 weeks.