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This tool kit is an informational guide to Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). It is designed to provide you with a better understanding of ABA, how your child can benefit, and where/how you can seek ABA services. ABA is a set of principles that form the basis for many behavioral treatments. ABA is based on the science of learning and behavior.

Three New Tool Kits from the Autism Treatment Network Provide Valuable Guidance for Parents on Behavioral Health Treatments, Applied Behavioral Analysis and Toilet Training

Autism Speak today released An Introduction to Behavioral Health Treatments, Applied Behavior Analysis and Toilet Training parent&rs

June 21, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. (June 21, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today released An Introduction to Behavioral Health Treatments, Applied Behavior Analysis and Toilet Training parent’s guides.

Two New Tool Kits from the Autism Treatment Network Provide Valuable Guidance for Parents Whose Child Has Difficulty Sleeping and to Dental Professionals on How to Best Treat Patients with Autism

Autism Speaks today released the Sleep Strategies for Children with Autism: A Parent’s Guide and Treating Children with Autism Spectrum

February 20, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. (February 21, 2012) – Autism Speaks, North America’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today released theSleep Strategies for Children with Autism: A Parent’s Guide and Treating Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Tool Kit for Dental Professionals, both available for free download on Autism Speaks Tools You Can Use webpage.

Many children experience a great deal of anxiety when visiting the dental practitioner’s office, especially those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Feelings of anxiety may be caused by a number of factors including a fear of the unknown, difficulties communicating one’s feelings, and reactions to sensory sensitivities. When children are unable to effectively communicate their feelings of anxiety, they may show uncooperative behavior.