Kadiant Workshop

A resource for parents and caregivers of children with autism

How does ABA therapy for children work?

“Ultimately, knowing what drives us puts us in the driver’s seat.” – Susan M. Schneider, psychobiologist and naturalist

ABA therapy works in a series of stages starting with a consultation and evaluation. You should search for “aba therapy near me” and find a local ABA therapist to work with. The initial assessment is a functional behavior assessment or FBA. Part of the assessment is digging into what the strengths and challenges are for the person being assessed.

The therapist will spend some time interacting with the person being assessed to make notes about their behavior, communication and skill set. Doing observations within the home and school setting could also be part of the assessment. The more an ABA therapist can see the person doing their typical daily activities the more accurate their findings will be.

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Virtual Learning Tips

3 Methods of Toilet Training 

Proactive Tantrum Management

Our Podcast

Sheila Parmar invites the wonderful individuals who surround the autism community–caregivers, behavior therapists, parents, and previous clients–to share their experiences and knowledge with listeners.

Take a listen! We release new episodes on Fridays.

Have a topic you’d like to hear discussed, want to be featured on the podcast, or know someone who would be a great guest for an episode? Contact us at info@kadiant.com and we’d be happy to collaborate with you!

Our Services

Home-Based Services

Clinic-Based Services

School-Based Services

Telehealth Services

Why ABA?

Applied Behavior Analysis is an evidence-based treatment for children and adults with autism. ABA focuses on positive reinforcement techniques in areas such as language development, social skills, and daily living skills (like toilet training).

Scientifically validated and proven to help children with autism, ABA is endorsed by the U.S. Surgeon General and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Why Kadiant?

We provide a platform for a different kind of treatment – one in which our families are equal partners in their child’s development and receive the highest level of service and support from our team. Our Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) are experienced, passionate, and ready to provide the support you need. Here at Kadiant, our mission is enabling individuals to live their absolute best lives, and we are proud to be a trusted local resource.

Kadiant offers a wide variety of individualized services to fit your needs and preferred setting, including:

• In-home, clinic-based, and school-based ABA services
• Comprehensive and focused ABA programs
• Formal evaluation and assessments
• Parent training seminars
• Self-help and daily living skills, and
• Behavior management.

With a convenient clinics located in San Jose, Kadiant is committed to expanding our service area to match the ever-increasing need for ABA therapy and critical services for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in California.

Visual Schedule and Token Board Templates

Visual schedules help kids know what to expect from their day. This useful communication tool provides a visual prompt of what events will take place and in what order so kids always know what comes next. Using a visual schedule system at home may help ease the transition between tasks throughout the day, increase independence in daily routine over time, and provide an effective system for introducing important new daily living skills.
Token Boards encourage motivation and pair perfectly with visual schedules! To learn how to incorporate these systems into your child’s routine, watch our quick tutorials, and download and print the materials to get started.

Have you checked out our Fun Activities page yet?

We’ve been compiling social stories related to COVID & changes in routine, visual schedules, and activities for families to do to help fill in the downtime. If you find yourself thinking, “Well, what now?” We’ve got you covered!

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A Social Story for telling your child about COVID-19

A Fun & Safe Play-doh Recipe

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