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DELIVERING ABA THERAPY WITH PASSION + CARE

ABOUT US

We are very proud of our experienced team of highly skilled and trained Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and behavior therapists.  Our founder has over 25 years of experience in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and our Clinical Director has nearly 20 years of experience.  We are a practicum site for several BCBA graduate training programs, and we hire only the top students from these schools.  Further, each behavior therapist receives a customized training unique to your child’s needs, in addition to a foundational training in Applied Behavior Analysis required to become a Registered Behavior Therapist (RBT).  The training is ongoing and will adjust to program changes as your child achieves his or her unique behavioral goals.  Continuous learning is something that we all do together.

 

WHAT IS APPLIED

BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS?

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy is recognized by members of the medical and mental health community as being the most effective method for meeting behavioral goals in the field of Autism.  It is considered a medically necessary treatment, and is therefore mandated by law to be covered by public and private health insurance in most states.

The science of behavior analysis is informed by over 100 years of research showing that environmental factors, which can be identified and manipulated, profoundly affect behavior. Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy focuses on behaviors of social importance specified by each client’s individual situation.  Behavioral goals are set through consultation with the client and the client’s family, taking into consideration personal and cultural concerns, and may include, but are not limited to, foundational skills such as language and communication, socialization, and daily independence.

 

Behavior Analysts intervene with research-based strategies to help clients reach their behavioral goals.  Scientific methods, including objective description and fine measurement, are employed and informed by the latest peer reviewed publications on the experimental analysis of behavior.  ABA Therapy uses its scientific approach to pinpoint the above-mentioned environmental variables that reliably influence the behaviors indicated by a client’s behavioral goals and develops a technology of behavior change based on her ability to manipulate those variables.

SOME SELECTED SKILL AREAS

LANGUAGE
 
  • Comprehension

  • Conversing with Peers

  • Following Instructions

  • Requesting

  • Labeling

  • Commenting

  • Toilet Training

  • Toothbrushing

  • Community Outings

  • Leisure Activities

  • Cooperative Play

  • Empathy

  • Joint Attention

  • Group Responding

  • Reciprocal Play

  • Conversation Skills

EXECUTIVE
FUNCTION
 
  • Attention

  • Memory

  • Flexibility

  • Planning

  • Problem Solving

  • Academic Readiness

DAILY LIVING
 
SOCIAL & PLAY
 
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DESIGNED FOR YOUR CHILD

Every child is different and deserves a behavior plan custom made to fit his or her unique needs and goals. Our clinical team has many years of experience designing highly effective behavior plans that will meet your child’s goals.  We  create a plan made just for your child, based on his or her unique goals. We do not follow a predetermined , one size fits all, ABA program.

WHY CHOOSE US?

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WE USE THE MOST RECENT ABA RESEARCH AND BEST PRACTICES 

ABA Therapy has a strong research base that is constantly evolving.  All of our practitioners are involved with ongoing training and professional development to make sure that we are providing our clients with most up to date and effective service.

WE OFFER OUR THERAPY

SERVICES IN CLINIC OR AT HOME

While ABA Therapy can be provided in our clinical setting, exemplary results occur when therapy takes place in the setting where the targeted behaviors naturally happen: home, school, daycare, or other social settings. So, to maximize results, we provide ABA Therapy in the environment where it is most likely to produce the desired change.

WHAT OUR  CLIENTS ARE SAYING

"Each day I am newly amazed at the skills my son is developing. Before, he was not talking at all. Now, he will comment on the things he sees when we are out on a walk and talk about his friends at school. BGF Children's Therapy has helped us open up wonderful new facets in our relationship."

—  KELLY

 
 
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CONTACT US

Interested in beginning ABA therapy for your child or want to learn more about our services? Call us at 312-806-7937 or use the form below to inquire. We look forward to hearing from you!

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