ABA-VB (Applied Behavioral Analysis – Verbal Behavior) Therapy
There are many schools of thought in the field of Psychology— cognitive, behaviorism, biology and psycho-dynamics, to name a few. ABA Therapy in Singapore belongs to one of the fields of behavior analysis. Behaviorism, in general, is primarily concerned with observable and measurable aspects of behavior. Behavior analysis focuses on the principles that explain how learning takes place and one such principle is positive reinforcement. When a behavior is accompanied by a reward, the behavior is more likely to be repeated. Through decades of research, the study of behavior analysis has developed many techniques for bringing up useful behaviors and bringing down those that may cause harm or interfere with learning. Applied behavior analysis (ABA) Therapy is employing these techniques and principles to bring about meaningful and positive changes in behavior. Evidence has indicated that ABA is the mode of intervention that has created the most significant amount of improvement for people with autism. Click here to read more about the effectiveness of ABA. Verbal Behavior (VB) methodology is used to help in teaching functional communication skills.
CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
As for children with a higher capacity for mental processing, we also employ the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which is an amalgamation of behavioral and cognitive therapy. ABA Therapist in Singapore uses this technique which is effective in helping the child to control his or her own behavior through rational thought.