Autism Therapy in Yonkers

Autism Therapy in Yonkers


Get Started Today...

If you need help filling out this information in a language other than English, please call 855-295-3276
View this form in a larger window

M-CHAT-R Screening Tool

The official screening tool to detect Autism Spectrum Disorder in children ages 16-30 months.

Learn More

Services We Offer in Yonkers

Map of Autism Learning Partners in Yonkers

Yonkers Location:

1767 Central Park Ave S
Yonkers NY 10710

Accepted Insurance Plans at Autism Learning Partners Yonkers:

Cigna logo - ALP insurance option
Optum insurance logo - ALP insurance option

About Autism Learning Partners in Yonkers

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.

Our Mission

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.

Our Vision

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 his or her maximum potential.

Meet Your Yonkers Team

A picture of Valerie Keehn our Yonkers Associate Clinical Director

Valerie Keehn MS ABA, BCBA, LBA

Associate Clinical Director

Val has been working in the field of education for her entire career. She first started out as an elementary school teacher, then got her degree in Special Education and worked in the field of preschool special education in the Albany region for about 15 years. As a BCBA, she worked in New Jersey for 3 years before coming to Albany ALP. Val has three grown sons, loves living in the Northeast, and dabbles with a lot of different hobbies.

Read More
Contact Us Here

Frequently Asked Questions in Yonkers

Therapy sessions could take place in your home, community, or center environment, depending on what the ALP Clinical team recommends, and if the school and insurance provides approval.

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.

We do not currently have a center in the Yonkers area, but please check back for any updates.

We have curated a list of parent organizations and resources within the Yonkers area that may be helpful supplements to ABA therapy. Please note that this information is provided for informational purposes only and should not be misconducted as legal, medical, or any type of professional advice. Please independently research professionals and service providers carefully before making any decisions concerning your child.

OPWDD (Office for People With Developmental Disabilities) is the New York State agency that controls and overseas funding and services for people of all ages with developmental disabilities in the state. If eligible, they can make the appropriate referrals.

OPWDD Front Door
Main #: 866-946-9733
Manhattan: 646-766-3220
Bronx:  718-430-0757
Brooklyn: 718-642-8576
Queens: 718-217-6485
Staten Island: 718-982-1913
Self Direction:
Stephenie Rozzell

New York State Department of Health

Care Design NY
Care Design NY provides care coordination of benefits for people who receive Medicaid and are OPWDD eligible.
Amel Whiteside

Parent to Parent of New York State
This organization focuses solely on supporting parents of children with disabilities, including autism. Parents in need are matched with a “support parent,” who has faced similar challenges and is trained to offer emotional support.

American Autism Association
The American Autism Association focuses on both programs for those with autism and educating others about autism.

Autism Support Groups near Yonkers, NY

The Autism Project-FLOS Inc.
501 c 3 organization the services the special needs autistic community such as recreational fun, free workshops for parents and caregivers. Services and support for families and the autistic community in Yonkers.

NY Metro Parents
Support & Resources for Children with Special Needs in Westchester County

Family Ties of Westchester
Providing peer support and advocacy services to families impacted by behavioral health challenges.

Ascend Autism Group

Yellow Bus ABA
Call us: (845) 327-7111
Email us: info@yellowbusaba.com

The Verbal Behavior Approach
Dr. Mary Barbera, BCBA and mother of a child on the Spectrum

An Early Start for Your Child with Autism: Using Everyday Activities to Help Kids Connect, Communicate, and Learn
Sally J. Rogers, Geraldine Dawson, and Laurie A. Vismara

101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger’s, and Sensory Processing Disorders
Tara Delaney

1001 Great Ideas for Teaching & Raising Children with Autism or Asperger’s
Ellen Notbohm and Veronica Zysk

Resources for families in New York

Loader image

Contact Us

Get Started with us in Yonkers

If you need help filling out this information in a language other than English, please call 855-295-3276
View this form in a larger window