Behaviour Analysis

Meridian Rehabilitation offers Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis on Verbal Behavior. ABA/VB is not specifically designed for autism and has been demonstrated effective for a wide variety of issues for children and adults.

What is Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)?

ABA) is a type of therapy that focuses on improving specific behaviors, such as social skills, communication, reading, and academics as well as adaptive learning skills, such as fine motor dexterity, hygiene, grooming, domestic capabilities, punctuality, and job competence. ABA is effective for children and adults with psychological disorders in a variety of settings, including schools, workplaces, homes, and clinics. It has also been shown that consistent ABA can significantly improve behaviors and skills and decrease the need for special services.


Who may benefit from ABA?

BA services can help clients who have difficulties with:

  • Low Motivation
  • Task avoidance
  • Negative attention seeking
  • Cooperation
  • Tantrums/meltdowns
  • Aggression toward self and/or others
  • Elopement (running away)
  • Transitions
  • Inflexibility
  • Independence/self-help skills
  • Play and Social Skills


Contact Us to start services with a BA in your area!

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