Both the group sessions and one on one ABA therapy can actually help children who have autism progress more than their goals. Children will usually attend both kinds of therapy, but group sessions will be able to allow children in getting the real-life practice with the right interactions and with the appropriate peers. A one-one-one therapy will also give more attention that’s needed in order to excel. ABA therapists will also customize a one on one session in order to meet the unique needs and goals of children.
In an individual session, children will be able to get intensive help so that they could improve their behavior like having to engage appropriate play and following instructions. The therapists also could identify deficits with their self skills, social skills, language and also in developing a personalized plan to be able to help kids in reaching full potential. Also, individual therapy will be able to provide children the chance in getting a firmer grasp of critical academic skills like math, writing and also reading.
When the basis of ABA therapy is clear, you probably still wonder how this could be used together with physical therapy and on what benefits could be obtained for your child. The fact that ABA therapy is diverse when it comes to the uses and benefits, ABA physical therapy also could be used in analyzing, watching and in helping the child to control their movements through their natural environment. Below are some of the benefits that can be obtained from an ABA therapy:
Better Strength and Muscle Tone
The therapy can actually help your child in getting the strength it needs in order to move independently and have the freedom which comes with an autonomous movement.
Improved Posture Control
This will also allow your child in holding themselves in a natural way in order to help get a healthy back and neck.
Have Endurance Training
Being able to endure training will be able to help the child in doing what they love, from walking to writing. Endurance training will be able to help the child in living in a natural way in their world.
Help Environmental Adaptations
An environmental adaptation will help your child in classroom environments or perhaps in cases where they would need to sit down on a specific position.
Flexibility and Stretching
Another thing about the benefits of such therapy is on flexibility and stretching. This will be able to help your child in reaching independence and control and also in strength for everyday needs and motions.
Teaches Balance Training
With such therapy, it also promotes balance training where it helps prevent falls, injuries as well as help your child in getting the ability to play or walk in a natural environment.
Coordinated training is also a fun part of ABA therapy where it could help your child in having better control than its movement and all in creative and engaging ways.
All of the gross motor abilities are able to help improve ABA physical therapy because physical therapists will help a child in reaching their full developmental potential to help improve their quality of life.