About Us – Autism Therapy
At Helping Hands, we offer the continuation of one-to-one ABA instruction, for individuals on the Autism spectrum, in a home-based setting. We also offer parent training and family support groups as part of our autism therapy program. This support allows parents to manage their stress more effectively. Without a doubt, our parent training will create a more positive environment for their child.
Our services help families address symptoms that affect an individual’s quality of life. Symptoms of Autism may include:
- Intellectual disability
- Delayed Speech
- Uncoordinated motor skills
- Repetitive body movement
- Lack of eye contact
- Inability to communication
If you are new to our autism therapy, we start out by determining your eligibility with your insurance company. Once eligibility is confirmed, a behavioral analysis is conducted, and a treatment plan is designed. Then, a Registered Behavior Technician will implement the treatment plan on an ongoing basis.
At Helping Hands, we value parent’s input as members of the team. Therefore, we offer Parent Training as part of the treatment plan. Overall, we recognize the level of stress that parents can be under, having a child with Autism. Through our Parent Training, you will learn to effectively implement strategies associated with:
- Problematic eating
- Sleep issues
All of our home-based providers are credentialed through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) as Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs), or are pursuing advanced certification as either behavior analysts or assistant behavior analysts. Our Behavior Technicians attend our intensive 40-hour training, which follows the BACB guidelines. This training includes programming such as lectures, roleplay, observation, and feedback specific to a 37-item task list. Additionally, our RBT’s must follow a strict 33-item ethical code, to ensure the safety and efficacy of their client’s program. In addition to passing the Board-issued Competency Assessment, each Behavior Technician must also sit for the Board-issued RBT exam. At this point, our staff are fully prepared to provide the high-quality services you deserve, with ongoing supervision from New York Licensed Behavior Analysts.