Maryland

Autism Learning Partners is proud to serve multiple areas in the state of Maryland.

      Autism Services in Maryland

      These are the technical names for the services we offer. Above all, we want you to know we use proven, scientific therapies that are customized to your child and your family. Note that services may differ by region and clinician. If you are wondering what services are right for your child, please contact us.

      Social Skills
      Program

      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.

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      Home-Based ABA
      Therapy

      Home-based ABA services allow teaching to occur in the child’s natural environment and incorporates learning within the child’s natural routine

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      Parent Education &
      Training

      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.

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      Telehealth
      Services

      Telehealth is a tool that allows us to deliver Applied Behavior Analysis services directly to families using electronic telecommunication technology.

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      Comprehensive ABA
      Therapy

      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.

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      Focused ABA
      Therapy

      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.

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      Frequently Asked Questions

      Do you diagnose?

      We have established community partnerships that can assist you and your family. For a list of diagnosticians near you, please contact our intake department at 855-295-3276 Ext. 276.

      Do you have qualified Staff?

      Yes! Each ALP region employs BCBAs (Board Certified Behavior Analysts) and Masters level Supervisors who oversee all Clinical operations. Additionally, our Behavior Technicians who carry out the daily treatment programs all receive a comprehensive training program along with regular supervision, support and ongoing training by our senior Clinical staff.

      Can I meet the staff (my Behavior Technician) before my child’s treatment begins?

      Yes. Your designated Clinical supervisor will review our Client Partnership Agreement with you and help you get oriented to our treatment approach. You will have opportunity to meet the rest of your team as they work with you to become familiar with your child.

      Do you require a minimum number of hours?

      Yes. We require parents to commit to what is medically necessary for their child to make progress. Your BCBA will prescribe a level of service (number of weekly hours) based on your child’s individual needs that will most likely lead to the best opportunity for behavioral improvements.

      Do you provide school-based services?

      Yes, we can, if it is considered medically necessary and a recommended service by your ALP Clinical staff. Additionally, your insurance company must approve it, and your school must approve ALP staff to be on premise with your child.

      Do you provide services on weekends?

      Yes. We regularly provide sessions on weekends. ABA is a daily treatment program and we do offer some of those hours on weekends. Before treatment begins, our Client Services team will inform you of what options are available and finalize your schedule with you.

      Do you provide a blended treatment option (e.g. half in home / half in a clinic)?

      Yes. We offer a flexible service location offering for our families and will collaborate with your family and what is best for your child.

      I already have an ABA provider. Can I only enroll in Social Skills Groups with Autism Learning Partners?

      It is possible, but you will need to contact your insurance plan. Many funding sources/insurance providers do not approve more than one authorization for treatment in this area. Please check with your specific provider for their rules and guidelines.

      Do I have to be present while my child is receiving services?

      In order for a child to make progress, family participation is a vital component. Your Clinical team will recommend a level of participation they determine is necessary. We encourage parents to sit in on sessions as often as they can. You are not required to participate in all ABA sessions, however, a caregiver over the age of 18 must be onsite at the home at all times. For clinic-based appointments, the child may be dropped off.

      Can my BT drive my child around, if needed?

      No. Your Behavior Technician can accompany your family for a clinically recommended trip. BTs are prohibited from driving the child, however, even if a parent or guardian is present in the car.

      What Our Patients Are Saying

      These testimonials were solicited and provided by parents or guardians of former clients. The families who provided these testimonials are no longer receiving services nor affiliated with Autism Learning Partners or its subsidiaries.

      Maryland Director

      Kara Wozniak
      Clinical Director

      Kara Wozniak, MA, BCBA-LBA

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      Kara has her Bachelors Degree in psychology from Daemen College and a Masters Degree in applied behavior analysis from The University of Cincinnati. Kara began working in the field of ABA as a 1:1 behavior technician in 2013 and started with Autism Learning Partners as a behavior technician in 2014. She quickly gained experience working with different developmental disabilities and mainly Autism Spectrum Disorders across numerous setting such as in home, schools, communities, etc. Kara became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2016 and obtained her New York State Licensed shortly after that. In 2017, Kara became the Associate Clinical Director of our Buffalo, NY region and now has transitioned to the Clinical Director role of our three New York regions and our Maryland region. Kara reports that her passion for the field has grown through her years here at ALP due to ALP's commitment to their core values they exude to their staff and the clients that form the ALP community. She most values the lessons and connections she made when working 1:1 with clients as a behavior technician and strongly feels that she is better able to appreciate everyone on her team's hard work because of this. Kara believes that working as a team and involving parents in their child's progress will help each client reach their full potential. There is no better feeling than seeing a client progress and how proud that makes each employee and caregiver involved.