About Us

A San Jose Center for Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) & Social Skills for Autism


  • Services for ALL ages for those with autism ​
    ​and other social/behavior needs
  • Social Skills Groups
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Treatment
  • Executive Functioning Skill Building
  • Problem Solving
  • Parent and Staff Training
  • ​Functional Practice with peers and in the community

Our Mission:


Effective learning is best achieved through motivation-based teaching grounded solidly in the principles of
Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). We emphasize effective communication and social motivation via positive experiences with instructors and friends. Problems behaviors are opportunities to strengthen communication
​skills and enhance interactions. An emphasis on student/client strengths and interests is incorporated in all intervention and support that we provide. Student/client success is our first love and our first responsibility, targeted with Individual, data-based programs implemented by a positive dynamic and effective team. 

We love what we do...and it shows!

  • Motivation-based learning for ALL ages
  • Meaningful opportunities for social success with others
  • Integration of APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS with ​social & cognitive theories
  • Functional, effective interactive activities
  • Warm, supportive team
  • ​Proven track record of success​​

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Contact Us

Positive Approaches, Inc

3162 Newberry Drive, Suite 10, San Jose, California 95118, United States

(408) 826-4828


Monday - Friday: 9am - 6pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed

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