What is ABA Therapy?
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the process of systematically applying interventions based upon the principles of learning theory to improve socially significant behaviors to a meaningful degree, and to demonstrate that the interventions employed are responsible for the improvement in behavior (Baer, Wolf & Risley, 1968; Sulzer-Azaroff & Mayer, 1991). Through the use of behavioral principles, the goal is to increase desirable behaviors and skills, and decrease or eliminate undesirable behaviors.
Building Bridges/Limitless Minds develops programs
based on an ABA model.
Our Approach to Behavior Intervention
BB/LM approach to intervention is based on validated ABA principles, combined with three decades of research in human development, and ongoing findings on how the nervous system and brain develop. The company’s unique programs stand apart from traditional approaches, which tend to focus mainly on surface behaviors of Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs), rather than on underlying core deficits.
BB/LM abandons the one-size fits all philosophy, carefully tailoring programs to fit the individual needs of each child and family. We incorporate the family in intervention plans and view the family unit as having an integral role in the child's development and success. In addition to providing quality direct intervention, the program educates and supports caregivers, providing the tools necessary to become effective 'interventionists' for their children.
ACCESS TO BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION SERVICES
Home-based behavior intervention services can be accessed through your Regional Center or Private Insurance. BB/LM is also in the process of becoming certified by the California Department of Education to provide school-based behavioral support and intervention.
Please see below for more details on accessing these services.
BB/LM is a vendor of North Los Angeles County, Lanterman, and Westside Regional Centers. Our vendor number is PW5642.
We are also open to contracting with other regional centers for the purpose of providing behavior assessment and intervention services.
To initiate services with BB/LM through your regional center, please contact your Service Coordinator and inform them of our vendor name and number.
Pursuant to law SB946, as of July 1st, 2012, most health care companies are mandated to provide behavioral health coverage for individuals with Autism.
BB/LM is an in-network provider for several health insurance companies in California.
We are also open to contracting with new insurance companies to meet our clients' needs. Please check with your health care provider to find out more about your coverage policies.
For more information about SB946, visit www.autismhealthinsurance.org
BB/LM is in the process of becoming certified by the California Department of Education as a Non-Public Agency.
to provide Behavior Intervention Design (BID) and Behavior Intervention Implementation (BII) services per the child's Individualized Education Program (IEP).
SB936: To learn more about how this law may impact your child's services and to access support, please contact The Autism Health Project, Inc. for a free consultation at (510) 325-0975 or visit www.autismhealthinsurance.org.