frequently asked questions

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges in social skills, repetitive behaviors, and communication. Each person with autism has a unique set of strengths and challenges that can be addressed through ABA therapy.

The decision to pursue ABA therapy for your child is ultimately yours. Discuss it with your child's pediatrician and specialists involved in their healthcare or education. ABA methods are data-driven, endorsed by various reputable organizations, and cover a range of skill sets.

To get started, simply give us a call or send an email inquiring about our services. We are prepared and available to address all your questions and assist you through the initial steps.

Once you've contacted us, we will promptly return your call or email. During our initial conversation, we will discuss preliminary details and initiate the intake process.

The ABA intake process includes discussing relevant information, completing or gathering necessary forms, and contacting insurance for an assessment request and approval.

After the intake process is finalized, and insurance approves the assessment, one of our highly qualified BCBAs will meet with you and your child for an assessment. Following this, a comprehensive treatment plan is submitted to insurance for approval, and once approved, services can begin.

Yes, we gladly accept insurance. If your insurance is pending approval for services, we will work either with your insurance or privately to reach a satisfactory agreement. To learn more about insurance coverage, click here. Or filll out the form here.

An ABA assessment is not diagnostic but a process to observe and understand your child's unique needs. It also includes a detailed parent interview. The assessment helps create a tailored treatment plan and therapy program, regularly adjusted to monitor progress.

Absolutely! Your involvement as a parent or family member in planning the treatment for a child with autism is really important. You know your kid best, and what your family wants for them will be part of the therapy plan. Plus, it's a good idea for families to join in on ABA training sessions so you can keep the therapy going even outside the scheduled hours.

The recommended therapy hours typically range from 10 to 40 hours per week, depending on your child's specific needs. The clinical team will determine the appropriate hours based on the assessment and treatment plan.

Yes, our program includes a weekly family training component. This collaborative approach helps families implement interventions, track progress, and discuss any concerns or additional behavioral issues.

Our BCBAs undergo intensive training, and we strive to match skill sets and personalities when assigning therapists to clients. If you have specific preferences, discuss them during the clinical consult.

ABA therapy sessions are structured with clear objectives and carefully planned, playful activities tailored to the individual's needs. Skills are broken down into manageable steps, and positive reinforcement is used to encourage progress.

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Coloring is a great way to engage children with ASD. In addition to being a fun, engaging activity, coloring has many benefits. For children with ASD, coloring helps them develop fine motor skills, increase focus, and manage anxiety.

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