Is ABA helpful for Asperger’s/PDD-NOS/High functioning Autism, or other Mental/Emotional Health Disorders?
ABA therapy is used all over the world to help people overcome all types of social and behavioral problems. ABA has been used to help smokers quit smoking, address personality disorders and relationship counseling, and treat obsessive compulsive disorders. Behavioral principles became a treatment option for children with autism in the late 1960’s. Studies are available that support the use of ABA programming with children affected by a number of different disabilities including Downs’ Syndrome, CP, Emotional Disorders, General Developmental Delay, etc.