Creating Positive Interactions
Developing Social Skills
Have you ever wished your child could make friends more easily or know how to approach a relative or team mate? It is heart wrenching to see our special kids left out and left behind in school, in places of worship or on the sports field. We bring solutions to these types of real struggles.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy is a powerful tool to help your child learn new behaviors and improve their communication skills to help them thrive in social situations and build strong, meaningful relationships with others.
We’ve seen firsthand how effective ABA therapy can be, and we’re here to help you and your child experience those benefits too. Let’s work together to help your child develop the skills they need to succeed and feel confident in any social setting.
We're all about helping your child thrive through our in-home ABA services.
Our focus is on teaching crucial social skills that will enable your child to interact positively with peers and loved ones.
We systematically teach skills like turn-taking, cooperation, sharing, and rule-following to give your child a strong foundation for navigating social situations easily and confidently. We know that these skills may not come naturally to individuals with autism, but with the proper guidance and intervention, they can make remarkable progress.
Our person-centered ABA programs go beyond simply teaching and developing social skills. We believe in the importance of self-awareness and self-regulation, as these skills greatly contribute to successful social interactions
We’re here to support you and your child every step of the way, so let’s work together to help your child build the skills they need to succeed!
How Can ABA In-Home Therapy Help Develop Social Skills?
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy is a widely recognized and evidence-based treatment for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). One of the primary goals of ABA therapy is to help children with autism in developing social skills. This is possible by:
- Breaking down social skills: ABA therapy can help break down complex social skills into smaller, more manageable steps. This can help children with autism understand the nuances of social interaction, such as appropriate turn-taking.
- Reinforcing desirable behaviors: This therapy uses positive reinforcement to encourage desirable behaviors. For example, if a child initiates a social interaction appropriately, the therapist might provide praise or a reward. This reinforces the child’s positive behavior and encourages them to continue to engage in appropriate social behavior.
- Teaching social scripts: ABA therapy can help children with autism learn social scripts or pre-written phrases or responses for different social situations. This can help them feel more comfortable and confident in social situations, as they have a set of prepared responses to draw upon.
- Role-playing: Applied Behavior Analysis therapy can use role-playing to help children practice social skills in a safe and controlled environment. Role-playing can help children learn appropriate social behavior and understand how their actions can impact others.
- Generalization: Finally, ABA therapy aims to teach children how to apply their social skills in a variety of settings, such as school, home, and the community, beyond the therapy sessions.