Autism Therapy in Fairfax

Autism Therapy in Fairfax


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M-CHAT-R Screening Tool

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

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Services We Offer in Fairfax

Map of Autism Learning Partners in Fairfax

Fairfax Location:

10304 Eaton Pl
Suite 100
Fairfax VA 22030


Accepted Insurance Plans at Autism Learning Partners Fairfax:

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Logo - ALP Insurance
Anthem Healthkeepers Plus
Cigna logo - ALP insurance option
Magellan Health logo - ALP insurance option
molina healthcare logo - alp insurance option
Optum insurance logo - ALP insurance option
United Healthcare Community Plan

About Autism Learning Partners in Fairfax

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 their maximum potential.

Meet Your Fairfax Team

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Myllissa McDuffie M.Ed., BCBA-LBA

Associate Clinical Director

Hi! My name is Myllissa McDuffie and I am excited to be the Associate Clinical Director for our Maryland and Virginia regions. I have been in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis for almost 20 years and have worked in a variety of settings including in-home, schools, and centers providing ABA services. I received my bachelors in psychology from Spelman College and my master’s degree in special education with an emphasis in Autism Spectrum Disorders from Johns Hopkins University. After completing my master’s, I completed post graduate work to become a BCBA. I am passionate about early intervention and collaboration with families to provide high-quality clinical and compassionate care. I am committed to helping your child reach their full potential in an inclusive environment that recognizes each child’s unique strengths and needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions in Fairfax

There are parent organizations and resources within the Fairfax 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.

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.

ALP’s Social Skills Groups are led by experienced and trained staff to facilitate healthy peer relationships, teach coping mechanisms, and provide tools to cope with social changes and learning healthy choices for emotional expression. Parental involvement is crucial to the generalization and maintenance of skills children will learn. Parents are trained in using techniques that are demonstrated in Social Skills Groups.

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.

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