Our Programs

Verbal Behavior (ABA/VB) Program Information

Our Verbal Behavior program is designed for children who have autism or a similar disorder or children who exhibit skills deficit. It includes 1:1 therapy from a trained behavior therapist, BCaBA, or BCBA for a minimum of 10 hours per week to teach skills such as language/communication, self-help skills, social skills, academic and compliance skills.

Intake Procedure

An initial assessment is conducted (VB-MAPP, ABLLS, AFLS, ect.) with you and your child which takes approximately 3 hours depending on the skill level of the child. Based on the information received from the assessment, the following programs may be recommended:

•10-30 hours per week of individualized instruction by a trained verbal behavior therapist, BCaBA, or BCBA (Minimum of 80% of recommended ABA services)

• Weekly program review and maintenance by BCBA or BCaBA

• Biweekly or Monthly Supervision of program by BCBA or BCaBA

• Face-to-face/phone consult per month (at the clients request)

• Biweekly or Monthly program updates by BCBA or BCaBA

Behavior Reduction Program Information

Our behavior reduction program is designed for children who may or may not have a diagnosis but who engage in disruptive behavior in the home, school or community settings. This program

focuses on teaching parents, teachers and other caregivers how to effectively decrease a child’s disruptive behavior and increase compliance and other appropriate behaviors.

Intake Procedure

A Functional Assessment Interview is conducted with the caregiver/school staff in order to collect information regarding the behaviors of concern.

Behavior Reduction Program

• Initial Behavior Interview, Motivation Assessment Scale, and Functional Assessment Screening Tool are conducted with family and/or school staff at our office

• Records review

• Observation(s) of problem behavior in natural environment

• Review data collected by caregiver and/or school staff

• Develop formal written recommendations

• Review recommendations with caregiver and/or school staff at our office

• Follow-up visit(s) to model recommended interventions

Social Skills Program

 Our social skills program is designed for children who may or may not have a diagnosis but who would benefit from guided and supervised social opportunities with other peers. This program focuses on self regulation, social skills, and communication skills during sessions with opportunities to engage with others. This is a clinic and community based service.

ABA therapy programs can help

  • Increase language and communication skills

  • Improve attention, focus, social skills, memory, and academics

  • Decrease problem behaviors

Behavior analysis helps us to understand

  • How behavior works

  • How behavior is affected by the environment

  • How learning takes place