What are Behavior Services for Autism at Easter Seals?
The aim of behavior services is to reduce difficult or unpleasant behavior and/or teach complicated skills, depending on the needs of the child. Behavioral services begin with a behavioral assessment. The behavioral assessment, which includes direct observation and family/caregiver interviews, will help determine the possible reasons for a child's disruptive behavior and/or level of current skill development. Individualized treatment strategies will be recommended based on the results of the behavioral assessment. Strategies may include recommendations of strategies and/or individualized discrete trial programming for skill acquisition. Family members and caregivers will be trained.
Who provides behavior services?
A Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) completes the initial assessment and oversees implementation of ongoing services by trained behavior technicians.
Specific behavior issues may include:
Discrete Trial programming may include:
Want to know more about Behavior Services for Autism?
Contact 309.686.1177 in Peoria or 309.663.8275 in Bloomington