Functional Behavior Assessment

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ABC’s consultants can provide assessments and evaluations to determine the function of the behavior to develop meaningful interventions to increase adaptive skills. The function of the behavior (why the behavior occurs) will be investigated utilizing an Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA). Completing an FBA will help collect information to effectively analyze a student's behavior. It assists Board Certified Behavior Analysts and educators to determine why the behavior is occurring, to identify positive interventions to increase adaptive skills, and to reduce undesirable behavior by implementing strategies to increase the occurrences of the replacement behavior (what we want the student to do instead). After analyzing this information gathered by the FBA, ABC’s consultants are able to develop meaningful interventions to support students in accessing their education in a socially appropriate way. ABC’s consultants can perform FBA’s on very complex behaviors that are maintained by different environmental factors.