The Association for Science in Autism (ASAT), states:

"Because ABA currently has substantially more scientific support than any other behavioral or educational intervention for children with ASD, ASAT recommends that families and professionals strongly consider implementing ABA and be cautious about other approaches. ASAT further recommends that professionals describe other behavioral and educational interventions as untested and encourage families who are considering these interventions to

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy is a safe and effective way to develop socially significant skills for children with autism including: 

o  Increase language and communication skills 

o  Improve attention, focus, social skills, memory, and academics 

o  Decrease problem behaviors