Center-based ABA services allow your child to learn a variety of skills in a structured environment. This setting enables generalization of skills in a less familiar environment.
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.
6 Lincoln Knoll Ln
Burlington MA 01803
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.
Anna is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and is licensed in behavior analysis in Massachusetts and New York State. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from SUNY Geneseo and her master’s degree in applied behavior analysis from Ball State University. Anna started working at Autism Learning Partners in 2015 as a behavior technician while she was completing her master’s degree. She has also worked at the May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Randolph, Massachusetts, as a behavior specialist. Since receiving her license to practice behavior analysis in New York, Anna has returned to Autism Learning Partners to work as a Clinical Supervisor in Buffalo before becoming the Associate Clinical Director of Rochester, New York. Anna provides BCBA oversight and supervision in home and in schools, conducts functional behavior assessments, helps supports the clinical supervisors in her region, and oversees operations. She values providing top clinical care to her clients as well as providing support to her employees.
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.
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.
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.
There are parent organizations and resources within the Burlington area that may be helpful supplements to ABA therapy. Please contact us for more information.
We use evidence based behavior analytic techniques. The specific techniques implemented by the ALP Clinical team are entirely dependent on your child and the goals identified during the assessment. Your Clinical Supervisor will discuss the techniques more during the assessment. It’s important to our clinical teams that the right techniques are selected for your child. There are no one size fits all.