Functional Behavior Assessment and Functional Analysis

Posted On October 30, 2015 in

A Functional Behavior Assessment, or more commonly referred to as an FBA, is an assessment used to obtain information about the potential purposes (functions) behaviors serve for an individual. FBA methods can be classified into 3 parts: (1) indirect assessment, (2) descriptive assessment, (3) functional (experimental) analysis. You have probably heard the term FBA during… Read More

An Evaluation for Autism Spectrum from Toddler years to Adulthood

Posted On April 2, 2015 in

Sometimes individuals have concerns about themselves or their children and would like to see real and measureable data to determine whether their concerns are valid. Often these individuals may feel wary and wonder, what is an evaluation really and what might that entail? Emerge psychologists evaluate individuals from a year old into older adulthood. A… Read More