The Tyler Run for Autism began in 2012 with the purpose of raising funds to provide much needed Applied Behavior analysis (ABA) therapy to children on the Autism spectrum in our very own Treatment and Learning Center for children with Autism here in Tyler. 100% of the funds raised will go towards the payment of therapy.
TLC is a therapy and academic center, using applied behavior Analysis.
Applied Behavior Analysis: Applied” means practice, rather than research or philosophy. “Behavior analysis” may be read as “learning theory,” that is, understanding what leads to (or doesn’t lead to) new skills. (This is a simplification: ABA is just as much about maintaining and using skills as about learning.) >>read more
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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication, and repetitive behaviors. Approximately, one in 88 American children is identified as being on the…