Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a science of learning and motivation in which the underlying principles of behavior are applied to real life situations to promote socially significant behavior change. Practitioners of ABA focus on creating an environment where learning can occur efficiently, allowing for lasting, positive results.

Hammond Associates provides services to individuals of all ages, utilizing the principles and practices of ABA. Our clients come to us with a variety of diagnoses including developmental disabilities, mental health, autism and related disorders.

We are proud to be able to meet our clients where they are and offer our services in the home, clinic, school, and community.

Examples of skills targeted during ABA treatment can include
(but are not limited to):


  • Requesting
  • Greetings
  • Departures
  • Responding to name
  • Functional communication
  • Receptive and expressive language
  • Social skills


  • Reducing problem behaviors (i.e. physical aggression, self-injury, elopement)
  • Classroom management
  • Self management
  • Safety skills

Daily Living

  • Feeding
  • Dressing
  • Toileting
  • Hand washing
  • Street crossing
  • Tooth brushing
  • Hygiene


Independent Living

  • Job skills
  • Money/credit card use
  • Public transportation
  • Phone use (i.e. calling, texting)
  • Meal prep
  • Creating schedules
  • Time management