Advanced Program for High-Functioning Individuals with ASD
Skills® Advanced Cognition is a web-based system for the design and implementation of advanced treatment or teaching plans using the research-based principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to guide higher-functioning individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder to reach their fullest potential.
Social interactions and
relationship building, as well as social language skills and self-esteem.
Perspective-taking skills or "theory of Mind" (i.e., the ability to understand the mental states of oneself and others).
Goal-oriented behavior and self-management, such as memory, attention, planning, and self-awareness, flexibility, and problem solving.
The ability to engage independently in daily living activities.
Skills® Advanced Cognition is intuitive and comprehensive, making it easy to create and implement effective, evidence-based treatment and teaching plans for every learner.
Answer a series of questions to identify the learner’s skills level.
Based on the assessment, Skills® Advanced Cognition creates an individualized pool of activities. Add your desired activities to the treatment plan by checking the boxes. You are in control of designing the plan.
Implement your plan and measure its effectiveness with extensive progress-tracking reports and graphs that are generated automatically.
Using Skills® Advanced Cognition, ABA professionals will achieve:
Provide consistent high-quality treatment
Demonstrate meaningful progress to clients and insurance organizations
Maximize supervision and therapy time
Using Skills® Advanced Cognition, educators will realize:
Improved learning outcomes
Data driven and compliant
Using Skills® Advanced Cognition, parents will observe:
Use Skills® Advanced Cognition if your child presents most of the following:
The strategies in the Skills® curriculum are grounded on over 40 years of research on the use of ABA-based procedures for teaching skills to individuals with autism. The Skills® assessment has been shown to have excellent validity (Persicke et al., 2014) and the language subscale to have excellent reliability (Dixon, Tarbox, Najdowski, Wilke, & Granpeesheh, 2011).