ABA Basics

• What is ABA?
• What is the Lovaas Method?
• What is Early Intensive Behavioral Therapy (EIBT)?
• What is Behavioral Intensive Early Intervention (BIEI)?
• What is discrete-trial teaching?
• Why teach discretely?
• Are discrete-trial teaching and EIBT the same thing?
• Is EIBT only good for high-functioning children?
• Is EIBT only good for low-functioning children?
• Why should I be interested in a Lovaas/EIBT/BIEI program for my child?
• What results should I expect from an EIBT program?
• Who should receive an Lovaas/EIBT/BIEI program?
• What should I do if I receive conflicting advice from professionals regarding what kind of program is right for my child?
• Do all intensive early intervention programs use the same procedu