ABA Services | Mt. Pleasant, SC | StarCarolina
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What is the purpose of ABA?

ABA can be used to target a variety of skills including:

  • Creating a functional means to communicate (verbal, sign language, PECS, etc.)
  • Decreasing abhorrent/negative/aggressive behaviors
  • Developing social skills & relationships
  • Increasing self-help & adaptive living skills (such as toileting, eating, dressing, & grooming)
  • Teach coping/perspective taking skills
  • Strengthening fine motor, gross motor, & visual perception skills
  • Targeting play skills & imitation skills
  • Deficits in academic skills (reading, math, spelling, writing, etc.)

Who benefits from ABA?

ABA can be implemented for individuals with:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder & other special needs
  • ADHD
  • Developmental delays
  • ODD
  • Anxiety
  • Iindividuals with behavioral challenges
  • Other neurological disorders

What services are included?

  • 1:1 direct instruction
  • Supervision of direct instruction (provided by BCBA or BCaBA)
  • Development & updating of treatment goals/programs
  • Initial and semiannual assessments to ensure progress is being made
  • Parent training/coaching
  • Sibling training/coaching
  • Support in IEP meetings
  • Collaboration with other professionals
  • Psychiatric medication management (for clients)
  • Social outings

When can my child receive ABA?

ABA can be received and benefit individuals of any age, although research supports that the earlier/younger a child is when they begin receiving ABA treatment, the more likely they are to make notable progress.

Why choose STAR?

Our focus of ABA treatment is an inclusive and integrative approach, teaching clients and families the skills necessary to thrive in all environments. The treatment team collaborates with other professionals and individuals interacting in the client’s life to ensure consistency in treatment.