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ABA and IBI Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

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 ABA and IBI for autism spectrum disorders PS Productions/Photospin

• Primarily is provided in a one-to-one or small group setting (low ratio) for up to 40 hours per week

• Is delivered by a trained behavior therapist, supervised by a psychologist

• Includes "learning to learn" behaviors through imitation, co-operation and attention

• Is designed to prepare students for school

Sources:

1. Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web. April 15, 2013.
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/data.html

2. Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web. Apr 15, 2013.
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/treatment.html

3. Autism Services. KidsAbility Centre for Child Development. Web. April 15, 2013.
http://www.kidsability.ca/en/AutismServices

4. What is IBI and is it the same as ABA? Geneva Centre for Autism. Web. April 15, 2013.
http://www.autism.net/faqs/595-what-is-ibi-and-is-it-the-same-as-aba.html

5. Applied Behavior Analysis. AutismUnited.org. Web. April 15, 2013.
http://www.autismunited.org/blog/applied-behavior-analysis-80435.html

Reviewed April 15, 2013
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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