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Behavior Matters- Teaching Skills for Success

Holiday Schedule

Nov 28-29 Thanksgiving Holiday Clinic is closed

Dec 24 and 25 Christmas Holiday Clinic closed

Dec 31-Jan 1 New Year’s Holiday Clinic closed


About Us

Open M-F 8:30am-7pm
907-726-5330 office 907-726-5366 fax
behaviormatters@gmail.com

Mission

To assist families with children with developmental disabilities using the principles and techniques of applies behavior analysis

To keep current with education and certification requirements mandated by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB)

To provide the best possible individualized services based on empirically validated strategies

That we might glorify God by being a faithful steward in all that is entrusted to our care, and that we might have a positive influence on all the people that we might come in contact with.

Description

At Behavior Matters, each program will be developed to help families with loved ones diagnosed with Autism, PPD or Asperger’s Syndrome. The program will be developed by a Board Certified Behavior Analysts and utilizes principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to change behavior.

Applied Behavior Analysis owes no affiliation with a particular intervention; rather it is a scientific problem-solving approach aimed at producing socially significant behavior changes for the purpose of improving quality of life for individuals, families and communities. ABA is backed by over 40 years of research and is still considered to be the most effective treatment for dealing with behaviors associated with Autism.

Individual Clients:
• Conduct assessments (direct observations, interviews, functional assessment screening tools ie. VB-MAPP & ABBLS-R)
• Develop function-based behavior assessment (FBA)/ functional analysis (FA) reports
• Develop function-based treatment plans, program reviews, and updates
• Develop data collection systems
• Consultation for home-based ABA programs
• Community based training
• Therapist/ Staff training
• Collaborate with other professionals involved in the clients life (speech pathologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, etc.)
• Provide training in-home and/or community training
• Provide training to parents/ family or staff members in “principals of behavior analysis”
• Provide strategies to increase appropriate behaviors such as: language, communication, social skills, on-task behavior, problem solving skills, etc.)
Private or public educational programs:
• Development of Classroom management and instructional strategies
• Development of strategies for implementing ABA strategies in a structured teaching classroom
• Staff Training on implementation of ABA procedures and strategies in the classroom
• Development of BIP based on FBA
• Staff training on implementation of BIP