Definitions for "ABC Chart"
a direct observation tool that can be used to collect information about the events that are occurring within a student's environment
This form allows you to document the occurrence of antecedents, problem behavior, and consequences that immediately follow problem behavior. "A" refers to antecedent, which means the stimulus that immediately precedes a problem behavior. The "B" refers to the behavior that is observed and "C" refers to the consequence, which is the stimulus that follows the response.