ABA and academic instruction.


 This article discusses the contributions of applied behavior analysis (ABA) in effective instruction of students with autism spectrum disorders. Emphasis is on the use of antecedent interventions and curriculum-based assessment. It also notes that the principles and methods of ABA are being integrated into routine educational procedures, including recent mandates for functional behavioral assessments.


Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities


  • Glen Dunlap
  • Lee Kern
  • Jonathan Worcester

Prevention Level

  • Tertiary


  • Administrators
  • PBS Coaches
  • PBS Teams
  • Specialists
  • Teachers

System Impact

  • Individual Student


  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Elementary School