Pennington, NJ Functions of Behavior ABA Services

Establishing Operations & SD ABA in Pennington

The borough of Pennington is located in Mercer County, New Jersey, and has an estimated population of around 2,500 residents as of the 2010 census. The borough can be found at the crossroads between the Delaware Valley region and the Raritan Valley region. The first name of the town was Queenstown in 1883, which was in honor of Queen Anne. The town name was changed to Pennytown, and over time became Pennington. The name of the borough comes from the colonial governors from the Pennington family. 

The function of the behavior is important to identify for several reasons, including behavior prevention, and choosing socially appropriate replacement behaviors. The four functions of behavior are sensory stimulation, escape, access to attention, and access to tangibles.

Establishing Operations & SD ABA in Pennington, NJ

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Pennington, NJ Negative Reinforcement ABA

Pennington, NJ Negative Reinforcement ABA

We follow the principles of ABA or Applied Behavior Analysis here at Sidekicks Support in Pennington, NJ. ABA is the process of learning theory to help our clients improve their social interactions and behavior. The ABA therapists will pay close attention to the four functions of Behavior to help your child grow. 

A Board-Certified Behavior Analyst or BCBA will come out to your Pennington home to perform a behavioral assessment on your child. A plan is written for the ABA, based on the functions of behavior in the assessment. Our plans are written for your child’s unique situation and can include but are not limited to methods such as discriminative stimulus (SD), establishing operations, and negative reinforcement to help your child. Each child is different and has their own unique problems. We understand that each child has a unique situation and no two children are the same. There are many different factors to consider such as the current level of functioning, individual skills, and their behavior with relation to the four functions of behavior all play a part in how the ABA will help your child. The BCBA will also evaluate the ABA after some sessions and prove parents with coaching and support if needed in Pennington, NJ.

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