Open Enrollment and ABA Therapy Coverage – What You Need to Know

The open enrollment period for health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as “Obamacare,” is going on now through January 31, 2016. If you have an insurance plan (through an employer or elsewhere) that does not provide ABA therapy for your child with autism, now is the time to purchase a plan on the health insurance marketplace, also …

Erin Bailosky

Meet Erin Bailosky!

Why did you choose to pursue a career in ABA? While in college, I worked as a nanny for a child with ASD. When I was ready to start the post-grad job search, I looked into more structured career options working with children on the spectrum. My first job in the field was an eye-opening experience, and I was hooked …

Meet Courtney Fellows!

Why did you choose to pursue a career in ABA? Working with children has been a life-long dream for me. From the very first time I worked with children with special needs, I immediately fell in love and knew that this is something I want to dedicate my life to. Becoming a Board Certified ABA therapist couldn’t be a better …

Meet Sandi Lehr!

Why did you choose to pursue a career in ABA? My daughter was diagnosed with autism in 2012. She had begun to receive behavior therapy shortly after diagnosis and she made really good progress. My family made a decision to switch behavior therapy companies six months after diagnosis and the new company utilized VB-MAPP (verbal behavior milestones assessment and placement program). My …

Jeanine Signs

Meet Jeanine Signs!

Why did you choose to pursue a career in ABA? I became an ABA therapist first and foremost because I saw a huge need for kids being diagnosed with autism. These children were being under-served and I knew I had to do something. Second of all, I love children. As an ABA therapist, I love helping children overcome challenges. I …

Sara Beckrest-Dalley

Meet Sara Beckrest-Dalley!

Why did you choose to pursue a career in ABA? After seeing the effectiveness of ABA across kids of all different backgrounds and abilities, I knew this is what I wanted to do. I  enjoy the variety in the skills we can teach, as well as the ability to teach them anywhere from the home to community and anywhere in …

our aba therapists

Meet Our Therapists!

Do you know which of our therapists has been to Central America? How about which one has 4 sons? With our new weekly Meet Our Therapists feature you’ll soon find out! First up…our Clinical Director, Rechama Jacobovitch: Why did you choose to pursue a career in ABA? I always had a great passion for working with people who have special needs. …

Brandon for Water Independently

Brandon Manding for Water Independently!

Brandon is a 5 year boy with Autism who is non-verbal. His behaviors were SIB (self injurious behaviors) head butting into the walls hard, slapping face, screaming, etc. We worked on getting him to functionally communicate his wants and needs. Manding is requesting wants and needs when there is an MO (motivational operation) something Brandon wants badly. Brandon is limited …

New Law Requires Ohio Insurance Plans to Cover ABA Therapy for Children with Autism.

This is news. This is BIG news. As of January 1, 2014 Ohio insurance plans must cover Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for children with autism due to new legislation established by Ohio Governor John Kasich. ABA services for children with autism will be available through state employee health insurance, health insurance plans sold on the private market and the forthcoming …