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Douglass Outreach Home-Based Outreach Services

Home based services provide training for parents and direct services for learners with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) allowing all to benefit from intensive behavioral intervention using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in their homes and the community. Staff holds a minimum of a Bachelors degree in special education, psychology or another related field. Many program coordinators hold a Masters degree, Teacher Certification and are Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBA).

Home based programs include the following:

  • Clinical oversight by a program coordinator who assesses the skills and needs of learner and the family; identifies goals and objectives; writes educational programs and behavior support plans, and supervises direct staff service staff
  • Direct service providers who are responsible for intensive teaching
  • Initial and ongoing assessments, such as the DDDC checklist, ABLLS-R, BLA & VB-MAPP to identify goals and objectives
  • Implementation of a curriculum using evidence based strategies such as Discrete Trial Teaching, shaping, chaining, task analysis, and use of verbal behavior as a classification system for teaching language
  • Data analysis to monitor progress
  • Monthly team clinics to review educational programs, monitor progress, and promote collaboration with families
  • Progress reports 4 times per year
  • Community based instruction (CBI)
  • Collaboration with school based program

Other Home Based Services

  • Behavioral parent training
  • Academic tutoring
  • Speech therapy

For further information please call 848-932-4500.

 

 

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