EIBI is a type of Applied Behavioral Analysis focused on children under five years of age. research shows that while intensive behavioral interventions work well with all children, children starting before the age of two were likely to make the most significant progress. For EIBI to be successful children are provided with 20 to 40 hours of one-on-one therapy and families are also incorporated into the process so that young children get as much exposure as possible.
A typical treatment schedule might be broken out into sections over the course of several years:
Establish rapport (one to two weeks) Foundational Skills (2-6 months) Early Communicative Language (6-12 months) Grammatical language and early socialization (12 months) Socialization and School Entry (12 months)