What we provide in Lexington, Kentucky?
Community-Based, Center-Based and In-Home Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Positive Behavior Support (PBS), Counseling, Community Living Supports (CLS) and other Direct Professional Support services… Center-Based Services are provided for individuals with a confirmed diagnosis of autism, according to the Kentucky State Autism Mandate (2010), this is required for most insurance coverage. Center-Based ABA services are provided for individuals aged 2-12 years old with a diagnosis of ASD. Community-based services are provided to a variety of individuals regardless of diagnosis, but rather based on the individuals challenging behavior, barriers to quality living and barriers that could prevent them from remaining in their own communities. Kentucky Medicaid Waivers, MCO(s) and some insurance carriers provide funding for Positive Behavior Support (PBS) services within community-based behavior services like: Michelle P Waiver (MPW), Supports for Community Living (SCL), Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Kentucky’s Contracted MCO(s), Anthem, Humana & UBH/Optum.
What Is Applied Behavior Analysis?
This therapeutic approach focuses on the principles that explain how learning takes place. Positive reinforcement is one such principle. When behavior is followed by individualized rewards it is more likely to be repeated in the future. ABA therapy utilizes intensive teaching methods that produce meaningful changes in student performance, non-social and social behavior. This therapeutic approach uses scientifically valid treatments to gain significant changes in behavior for the individual. Understanding the therapeutic concepts behind ABA includes six key components.
- ABA is guided by the attitudes and methods of scientific inquiry
- All procedures are described and implemented in a systematic, technological manner
- Not all means of changing behavior qualify as ABA; only those derived from the basic principles of behavior
- Focus on socially significant behavior
- Meaningful improvement in important behavior
- Analyze the factors responsible for improvement
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Phone: (502) 409-7181 Ext#:113
- Lexington, Kentucky
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