Saturday, June 14, 2008

ABA and Autism: How Much Science Do The Critcs Want?

In Dr. Brown's Clinic Notes: The Science Behind ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) Dr. Brown briefly comments on the extensive research documenting the effectiveness of Applied Behavior Analysis, ABA, as an autism intervention. In this brief note Dr. Brown rebuts the "robotic" myth of ABA and reviews succinctly the extensive history of research into ABA's effectiveness in treating autism. He concludes his comment with the excellent question: "How much science do the critics want?"

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