The term 'Autism Spectrum Disorder' (ASD) describes a group of pervasive developmental disorder.
Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is the foundation for an evidence-based, intensive education therapy for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Autism Behavioural Intervention Association
ABIA trains, educates and supports parents, carers, and professionals working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our purpose is to raise awareness about Applied Behaviour Analysis - its scientific basis and potential positive life outcomes- and to promote it as the preferred method of care and treatment for children with Autism. >Read more
What's new at ABIA?
The 2015 ABA Today - Home, School, Community conference will be held at Monash University Caulfield in April 2015 with a masterclass scheduled for Friday 17 April and the main conference running on Saturday 18 April. Early Bird Registrations open soon. If you wish to receive information on the conference please email email@example.com and we will add you to our distribution list. Click here for further information
ABA SERVICE PROVIDERS & FUNDING TIPS
ABIA has just compiled a new updated listing of ABA Service Providers in Victoria which includes contact details & services provided. The document can be viewed here. We also have a new ABA Parent Funding Tip Sheet which can be viewed here.
In November 2013 ABIA in partnership with Monash University undertook an 'ABA Census' to understand the current situation of behavioural intervention for children with autism, and to identify families’ future needs. The key findings and a summary of results are now available. ABIA would like to give a special thanks to the RE Ross Trust who provided the funds to undertake this important project. Key Findings & Summary - Click here
ABIA are excited to announce the launch of our new youtube channel. The videos provide a snapshot of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) in action; a parent’s journey; and an insight into the background & experiences of ABA therapists.