Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for Autism: What is the Effective Age Range for Treatment?
The Lovaas Model of Applied Behavior Analysis has undergone rigorous research at UCLA under the direction of Dr. Lovaas, proving its effectiveness in treating children with autism. There is extensive research in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) that shows the effectiveness of focused treatment of behavior disorders with children who suffer from autism who are between the ages of five to twenty-one.
The link below is an article published by Dr. Eric Larsson from the Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention. Please click to read the complete study.