Last year a group of Connecticut parents were shocked to discover that the woman providing applied behavioral analysis (ABA) to their children was not certified to do so. Now they’re hoping to prevent the same thing from happening to others.

A bill under consideration by the Connecticut legislature would require that ABA be provided by individuals certified by a national board. Similar certification is already required of speech therapists and others who work directly with children with disabilities, reports the Stamford Advocate.

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