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.
Our processes to improve cognition, adaptive, social, and emotional domains range from highly-structured lessons to more naturalistic programming that can look like play, chore completion, or conversation.
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 prioritized.
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.
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.
Kelly A. Carvalho, MS, BCBA, LABA
Associate Clinical Director
Kelly has been a BCBA since 2017 and started her journey at ALP 6 years ago as a behavior technician. Shortly after starting work with ALP, she changed career paths from earth science to ABA. Kelly is originally from Providence, RI and has been living in Putnam, CT since 2003. She is excited to be able to provide services and give back to both of the regions she considers home. Kelly has worked with children across the spectrum from ages 2-20 in both home and school settings and takes special interest in working with families to identify and teach the skills they consider to be most meaningful. “The best way to spread awareness and, more importantly, acceptance is to teach skills that allow people to access their communities in fulfilling ways.”
Our Clinical Advisory Board
Autism Learning Partners’ Clinical Advisory Board is comprised of esteemed leaders in the autism therapy industry. The board helps establish and maintain ALP’s industry-leading standards in values-based, customized autism therapy for families. We encourage you to inquiry about the advisory board of any other autism services partner you may be considering.
Nationally Accepted Insurance
We accept most insurance plans. Don’t see your insurance listed? Contact us and we’ll advocate on your behalf to make sure your child gets access to the treatment they deserve-even if it’s with another agency.
What Our Patients Are Saying
" ABA was imperative [to our three boys'] success and the knowledge, time, instruction, and passion that was put into our family from Autism Learning Partners has carried over into all aspects of their life. "
" I liked that Autism Learning Partners had structure and order on how they approached therapy and goals. I value the time they took in getting to know my son on a personal level so that ABA treatment was tailored for my son. "
" ALP was very agile and very quick to reply anytime we needed help. Now that we are receiving services from other providers (non ABA related), we see the difference and value the quality support that ALP provided. "
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you diagnose?
At this time we provide on-site diagnostic services in Raleigh NC, and Indianapolis IND. Please contact our Intake department if you are interested in a list of resources that may help you identify a diagnostician in your area at (855) 295-3276 ext. 276.
Do you have qualified staff?
Yes. Each ALP region employs BCBAs (Board Certified Behavior Analysts) and master’s level Supervisors who oversee all clinical operations. Additionally, our Behavior Technicians who carry out the daily treatment programs 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 in person and introduce you to our treatment approach. You will have the opportunity to meet the rest of your team as they work with you and 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. If it is considered medically necessary and is a service recommended by your ALP clinical staff, we can. Additionally, your insurance company must approve it and your school must approve ALP staff can be on school premises with your child.
Do you provide services on weekends?
Yes. We regularly provide sessions on weekends. ABA is a daily treatment program and we offer some of those hours on weekends. Before treatment begins, our client services team will inform you about the options that are available and finalize your schedule with you.
Do you provide a blended treatment option (e.g. half in home / half in a clinic)?
At many locations we offer clinic and home-based services, however, not all locations have a clinic at this time. Please reach out to your Intake Coordinator for more information regarding the services that are available in your area.
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 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 at home for the duration of each session. 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 in a family vehicle. BTs are prohibited from driving the child in any vehicle, even if a parent or guardian is present in the car.
Ready to Improve Lives? Join Our Team.
We’re always looking for the best and brightest Behavioral Technicians, Behavioral Therapists, Board-Certified Behavior Analysts or “BCBAs”, office staff, and leadership. If you’re eager to join an industry leader in ABA autism therapies, we’re eager to meet you.