Functional Behavior Assessment describes a process to develop successful, function-based intervention plans and design maximally effective management programs for children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Functional behavior assessment (FBA) is an information-gathering process to identify environmental variables that produce challenging behaviors. This book presents the foundations of FBA, the steps in the FBA process, data-collection procedures to complete an FBA, and guidelines for developing function-based interventions.
2. Assumptions of FBA
3. The FBA Process: An Overview
4. Collecting FBA Data
5. Function-Based Interventions