State-of-the-art-clinical treatment cannot be separated from research, and innovative research endeavors are often derived from clinical practice. The Behavior Analysis Research Core is focused on examining how applied behavior analysis (ABA) can be utilized to understand behaviors associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.
ABA is the science of behavior in which the principles of behavior analysis are systematically applied to improve socially significant behavior in a manner in which the variables responsible for changes in behavior can be discerned.
The Behavior Analysis Research Core has four main objectives:
In addition to research within Marcus Autism Center, our school consultation staff provides services within schools and homes across Georgia, with a focus on behavioral assessments and interventions, program evaluations and the facilitation of ASD services within school systems.
Avi Gates, an active, independent 3-year-old, does not have autism. But for two years, she was a participant in an autism research study aimed at changing the very nature of the disease. Learn why Avi's parent's chose to participate in autism research.
Marcus Autism Center is a subsidiary of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
1920 Briarcliff Road Atlanta, GA 30329-4010Operating hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
©2015 Marcus Autism Center