Our Mission Statement:

The ABA Academy is a non-profit organization that believes that all children are entitled to an education in a setting where they can thrive emotionally, academically, and socially. In collaboration with parents and community partnerships we strive to develop the full potential of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other disabilities. Our programs have a foundation in the evidence-based practice of Applied Behavior Analysis while being tailored to the unique needs of students as individuals.

Our Beliefs:

  • All children are capable of learning.
  • Educational programs should be held accountable to produce outcomes that are socially valuable, functional, and acceptable.
  • If the child cannot learn by the way that we teach, then we must teach in a way the child can learn.
  • Learning can be fun, and not all teaching must be done at a desk.
  • Behavior is simply a means of communication and an opportunity to teach
  • We must utilize teaching procedures and strategies that have a history of research validating their effectiveness.
  • The only acceptable education is an effective education in which parents and teachers work as a team.

Why Choose Us?

  • Evidence based teaching
  • 4:1 student teacher ratio
  • BCBA’s/ BCaBA’s in classrooms daily
  • Individualized assessments and curriculum
  • Daily data collection and analysis
  • Parental involvement encouraged
  • Therapists available to bring the gap between home and school
  • Our focus is on the child’s motivation to make learning fun


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What they say

“Wow…the changes our family has noticed in our daughter since her enrollment as a student at The ABA Academy! She has benefited greatly with her teachers help, in many ways.
Her vocabulary and number recognition has been reinforced and has been more fluent in her daily speech. This has been helpful with communication at home on a daily basis. An example of this…she can now identify friends and family members by name and know “that’s my mom, dad, aunt, papa, brother” etc. This is something we all adore!”

mom of Keyona, age 6

Our Hours:

Monday 8:30-2:30
Tuesay 8:30-2:30
Wednesday 8:30-2:30
Thursday 8:30-1:00
Friday 8:30-2:30


7555 Claxstrauss Dr
Sarasota, FL 34240
T: (941) 341-9992

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