applied behavior analysisApplied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a positive support. People use this type of support to change social behavior and improve lives. Parents learn to use ABA to help their children learn new skills. Teachers use ABA in classrooms with groups of students or with one child who needs more help to succeed. ABA can help adults with disabilities live on their own in the community. In fact, this positive support can be used by people of all ages who want to increase certain types of behavior. Businesses organize work settings so that employees can get more work done using ABA. Applied Behavior Analysis is also used to prevent problem behaviors and improve quality of life. It is important to ask people how they use ABA since it can be used in so many different ways.