Home-based ABA services allow teaching to occur in the child’s natural environment and incorporates learning within the child’s natural routine
Research indicates that early, high intensity intervention, often birth to five years old may have the best outcomes for improving your child’s development.
Achievement in the domain of social interaction greatly improves the quality of life for a learner and we place a premium on screening, assessment, and individually tailored interventions.
It has been proven that parents who are actively involved in their child’s therapy often see more progress in their children. Our clinical team is trained to build success for the entire family unit.
Telehealth is a tool that allows us to deliver Applied Behavior Analysis services directly to families using electronic telecommunication technology.
Our processes to improve cognition, adaptive, social, and emotional domains range from structured lessons to more naturalistic programming that can look like play, chore completion, or conversation.
Focused ABA services are for individuals who (a) need treatment only for a limited number of key functional skills, or (b) have such an acute problem behavior that its treatment needs to be prioritized.
Long Beach, CA
The ABA Medi-Cal benefit in Los Angeles County is administered by a number of MCOs (Managed Care Organizations), including Anthem Medical, Blue Shield Promise Health Plan, LA Care, MHN (HealthNet), and others. We are contracted with almost all MCOs in LA County. If you are interested in working with Autism Learning Partners, please give our Intake team a call today to learn about how soon we can get your child started. It’s worth noting that, generally, Medi-Cal beneficiaries below the age of 21 years are able to access ABA therapy with a recommendation from a licensed physician or psychologist with a statement of medical necessity.
Autism Learning Partners (formerly Pacific Child & Family Associates) began offering services to children with autism and other development disabilities, and their families, in 1988. The company was an early proponent of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and quickly adopted this clinical methodology as the cornerstone of its services to children and families. Autism Learning Partners now offers treatment services in many states across the US, collaborating with doctors, therapist, families, schools, and specialists for complete, effective care.
The mission of Autism Learning Partners is to provide the highest level of clinical expertise to facilitate significant and sustainable improvement for the individuals and families we serve.
Autism Learning Partners strives to give hope, support and paths of progress for children and their families living with Autism and related disorders. We believe that a tailored, comprehensive care plan managed by our exceptional clinical talent, partnered with love and commitment from the family, allows each child to achieve their maximum potential.
Robin Palm is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 20 years of experience working with children with autism and other developmental disabilities. She has been working with Autism Learning Partners for over 15 years. Her passions include developing social skills groups, school consultation and working with IEP teams to help students access the curriculum as well as collaborating with parents to best support their family’s needs. In her role as Associate Clinical Director, she oversees program managers and behavior technicians in their work with children and families in the San Fernando Valley and Santa Clarita Valley areas.
There are parent organizations and resources within the South Bay area that may be helpful supplements to ABA therapy. Please contact us for more information.
Yes, if it is considered medically necessary by the ALP Clinical team, the school district allows, and the insurance provider approves. We will collaborate with the education team to build a comprehensive plan for your child.
The medical diagnosis must come from a diagnostic provider, such as a Primary Care Physician or Psychologist. Unfortunately, an IEP will not suffice on its own. A diagnostic evaluation, like the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS), would need to be completed.
Therapy sessions could take place in your home or community environment, depending on what the ALP Clinical team recommends, and if the school and insurance provides approval.
Therapy sessions might take place in your home or community, depending on what the ALP Clinical team recommends. Each session, a Behavior Technician will work one-on-one with your child, targeting individualized goals embedded into fun and functional activities. Sessions can last 2-4 hours depending on your child’s needs. Parent training is always a part of the treatment plan, as we want you to have that support.