For more information about the CARD program for your child, please call us at Our team of licensed psychologists and highly trained doctoral level assessors design testing batteries based on the individual needs of each referred client to best inform treatment programming and improve daily functioning in home, academic, social, and professional environments. services families and individuals all over the world. (CARD) offers a variety of customized, hands-on classes and seminars that provide ongoing development for families, caregivers, professional educators, clinicians, and students with the opportunity to benefit from over 150 years of combined experience in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
Evaluations can identify autism spectrum disorders, developmental and neurocognitive delay, impulse control problems, difficulties with attention, emotional and behavioral concerns, learning disabilities, memory and concentration issues, and giftedness. However, because of staffing and logistical limitations, some services are only available in certain locations. Typically, after a brief phone consultation, we will schedule an initial evaluation and provide recommendations. CARD Classes are held at a variety of CARD office locations, as well as community centers around the country.
Initially, ABA programs for children with Autism utilized only (DTT), and the curriculum focused on teaching basic skills as noted above.
NET is just one example of the different teaching strategies used in a comprehensive ABA-based program. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health.For example, a goal to reduce a child's aggressive behavior might define "aggression" as: "attempts, episodes or occurrences (each separated by 10 seconds) of biting, scratching, pinching or pulling hair." "Initiating social interaction with peers" might be defined as: "looking at classmate and verbalizing an appropriate greeting." ABA interventions require a demonstration of the events that are responsible for the occurrence, or non-occurrence, of behavior.ABA uses methods of analysis that yield convincing, reproducible, and conceptually sensible demonstrations of how to accomplish specific behavior changes (Baer & Risley, 1987).Moreover, these behaviors are evaluated within relevant settings such as schools, homes and the community.The use of single case experimental design to evaluate the effectiveness of individualized interventions is an essential component of programs based upon ABA methodologies.