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Compass Innovative Behavior Strategies is a clinic-based ABA provider with three locations across southern New Hampshire.
We are a staff of highly experienced ABA professionals, utilizing proven, data-driven methodologies to treat autism and other developmental delays. All of our client cases are supervised by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS THERAPY focuses on the principles that explain how learning takes place. Positive reinforcement is one such principle. When a behavior is followed by some sort of reward, the behavior is more likely to be repeated. Through decades of research, the field of behavior analysis has developed many techniques for increasing useful behaviors and reducing those that may cause harm or interfere with learning.
Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is the use of these techniques and principles to bring about meaningful and positive change in behavior.
As mentioned, behavior analysts began working with young children with autism and related disorders in the 1960s. Early techniques often involved adults directing most of the instruction. Some allowed the child to take the lead. Since that time, a wide variety of ABA techniques have been developed for building useful skills in learners with autism – from toddlers through adulthood.
These techniques can be used in structured situations such as a classroom lesson as well as in "everyday" situations such as family dinnertime or the neighborhood playground. Some ABA therapy sessions involve one-on-one interaction between the behavior analyst and the participant. Group instruction can likewise prove useful.
(This description is derived directly from the Autism Speaks website at https://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/treatment/applied-behavior-analysis-aba).
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
You have done amazing work at the “Concord” facility... I feel that my grandson is making great progress and he is happy to go there every morning.
BV- Concord Clinic
I can't even find enough words to describe how awesome you guys are and how much we love having our kiddos all up and running with their new programs!!! Just knowing our little guy is finally getting ALL the attention and services he needs (that the school district couldn't/wouldn't provide) is AMAZING!
My son absolutely loves
this place!!! I cannot say enough good things about Compass. His BCBA is absolutely amazing. I never thought I would see my son make the progress he has,
& it's all thanks to Compass.