Resources & Research On

ABA and Autism

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What The Experts Say

There is a vast literature of information on autism/ASD and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). For decades, research has demonstrated that ABA Therapy is the best approach to treat children on the spectrum. We have aggregated a collection of peer-reviewed scientific studies, and websites for your convenience.

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Hyman, S., Levy, S., Myers, S. “Identification, Evaluation, and Management of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder“.
American Academy of Pediatrics, 2020.

Smith, D., Hayward, D., Gale, C., Eikeseth, S., Klintwall, L. “Treatment Gains from Early and Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) are Maintained 10 Years Later” Behavior Modification, 2019.

Dixon, D., Burns, C., Granpeesheh, D., Amarasinghe, R., Powell, A., Linstead, E. “A Program Evaluation of Home and Center-Based Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder” Behav Analysis Practice, 2017.

Peters-Scheffer, N., Didden, R., Korzilius, H., Sturmey, P. “A Meta-Analytic Study on the Effectiveness of Comprehensive ABA-based Early Intervention Programs for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.” Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2011.

Dawson, G., Rogers, S., Munson, J,. Smith, M., Winter, J., Greenson, J,. Donaldson, A., Varley, J. “Randomized, Controlled Trial of an Intervention for Toddlers With Autism: The Early Start Denver Model.” Pediatrics, 2010

Foxx, R. “Applied Behavior Analysis Treatment of Autism: The State of the Art.” Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 2008.

Zachor, D., Ben-Itzchak, E., Rabinovich, A., Lahat, E. “Change in Autism Core Symptoms with Intervention.” Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2007.

Cohen, H., Amerine-Dickens, M., and Smith, T. “Early Intensive Behavioral Treatment: Replication of the UCLA Model in a Community Setting.” Journal of Developmental Pediatrics, 2006.

Sallows, G., Graupner, T. “Intensive Behavioral Treatment for Children with Autism: Four-Year Outcome and Predictors.” American Journal on MR, 2005.

Jensen, V., Sinclair, L. “Treatment of Autism in Young Children: Behavioral Intervention and Applied Behavior Analysis.” Infants & Young Children, 2002.

McEachin, J., et al. “Long-Term Outcome for Children with Autism Who Receive Early Intensive Behavioral Treatment.” American Journal on MR, 1993.

Lovaas, O. Ivar. “Behavioral Treatment and Normal Educational and Intellectual Functioning in Young Autistic Children.” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1987.