Our ABA Program is based on the most up-to-date research in the field of autism. Our Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) help families understand their child's development while designing goals and interventions that embrace their child's unique interests. Through ongoing assessments and caregiver input, an individualized plan is created that aims to help children develop skills so they can successfully participate in daily activities. We highly value caregiver participation. Our team provides high-quality, engaging training for caregivers to help them understand their child's diagnosis and learn ways to best support their child. Our network of BCBAs throughout the state is ready to help your child live their happiest, healthiest life!

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Cape Girardeau ABA

611 North Fountain Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Session Times: Monday through Thursday
8 AM to 11 AM; 12 PM to 3 PM; or 8 AM to 3 PM (Full Day)
Session Times: Friday
8 AM to 11 AM

Daytime hours in-clinic are primarily reserved for children ages 18 months to six years of age (through the first kindergarten-eligible year). Exceptions are made for older children who have been receiving ongoing clinic services or when more intensive support is determined to be necessary.

Intensive ABA Clinic

This clinic features:

  • Initial skills assessment with individualized goals.
  • 1:1 instruction from a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT).
  • Program supervision from a BCBA.
  • A classroom environment that provides structure and routine with social opportunities through everyday activities such as circle time, sensory-based activities, and center times.
  • Areas of focus that include communication, language, socialization, self-help/daily living skills, kindergarten readiness, and self-regulation/coping skills.
  • Comprehensive assessment and treatment designed to address behavioral and sensory needs.
  • 1:1 monthly parent and caregiver education sessions to support and empower caregivers.
  • Collaboration with other service providers and schools as needed.
  • Focus on long-term goals and supports needed throughout the lifespan.

School Training, Assessment, and Consultation

These programs are available by request from school districts through a private-pay contract agreement. These include flexible agreements where services can be provided as requested by the district either for general need or for specific individuals. These services are provided by one of our BCBAs.

Advanced Autism and Behavioral Trainings

This program includes a range of workshops, such as understanding functions of behavior, development of appropriate replacement behavior(s), developing behavior intervention plans, teaching and encouraging communication and social skills, toilet training, executive functioning skills, naturalistic teaching, addressing sensory integration, and using visuals in the classroom. Additional workshops are available upon request and can be customized based on need.

Functional Behavior Assessments

This package includes in-person observation, caregiver interviews, an analysis of collected behavior data and report review, a full report with recommendations to include in a behavior plan, and a follow-up meeting to discuss the information covered.

Classroom and Student Consultation

This program includes a consultation for the school building, classroom, or a specific student. Consultations typically include giving teachers recommendations to implement to support students’ education and to reduce problematic behavior. Consultations may also include the development of forms, processes, and materials.

ABA Consultations through the Department of Mental Health (DMH) Waiver

This service is available to individuals of all diagnoses with waiver-based supports. This service includes completion of a Functional Behavior Assessment to determine the level of ongoing support needs. An additional consultation can involve providing training, modeling, and ongoing consultation on an individualized plan to caregivers, residential staff, day programs, and other entities the individual frequents. Plans focus on individualized goals to assist in reduction of unsafe behaviors as well as goals to increase independence in activities of daily living, communication, and social interactions.

For more information about the services offered in Cape Girardeau or to enroll, please contact Jennifer Wilkinson, Family Resources Specialist, at jennifer.wilkinson@esmw.org or 573-339-9300.

Columbia ABA

918 Bernadette Drive
Columbia, MO 65203

Session Times: Monday through Friday
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM; 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM; or 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (Full Day)

The Columbia ABA Clinic accepts children ages two through six years (through the first kindergarten-eligible year).

Intensive ABA Therapy Clinic (SEALS)

This clinic features:

  • Initial skills assessment with individualized goals.
  • Reassessments conducted every six months to assess growth
  • 1:1 instruction from a trained ABA Implementer or Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)
  • Program supervision from a BCBA
  • Naturalistic play opportunities using the Early Start Denver Model
  • A classroom environment that provides structure and routine similar to a preschool setting
  • Group social opportunities such as circle time, recess, and snack time
  • 1:1 monthly parent education sessions to help children carry over skills to their home
The Columbia ABA Clinic accepts insurance, Medicaid, and private pay as funding for this program.

School Training, Assessment, and Consultation

These programs are available by request from school districts through a private-pay contract agreement. These include flexible agreements where services can be provided as requested by the district either for general need or for specific individuals. These services are provided by one of our BCBAs.

Advanced Autism and Behavioral Trainings

This program includes a range of workshops, such as understanding functions of behavior, developing behavior intervention plans, teaching and encouraging communication and social skills, and using visuals in the classroom. Additional workshops are available upon request.

Functional Behavior Assessments

This package includes one to two observations, an analysis of collected behavior data, a full report with recommendations to include in a behavior plan, and a follow-up meeting to discuss the information covered.

Classroom and Student Consultation

This program includes a consultation for the school building, classroom, or a specific student. Consultations typically include giving teachers recommendations to implement to support students’ education and to reduce problematic behavior. Consultations may also include the development of forms, processes, and materials.

For more information about the services offered in Columbia or to enroll, please contact Kaylee Western, Manager of Family Resources, at kaylee.western@esmw.org or 573-874-3777.

Kansas City ABA

Kansas City North ABA Clinic
1508 NW Vivion Rd
Kansas City, MO 64118

Session Times: Monday through Friday
8 AM to 11 AM; 11:45 AM to 3 PM; or 8 AM to 3 PM (Full Day)

Kansas City Downtown ABA Clinic
1600 Baltimore Ave, Ste. 200,
Kansas City, MO 64108

Session Times: Monday through Friday
8 AM to 11 AM; 11:45 AM to 3 PM; or 8 AM to 3 PM (Full Day)

Both Kansas City ABA clinics accept children ages 18 months to six years of age (through the first kindergarten-eligible year). We may make exceptions for older children who have been receiving ongoing clinic services.

Intensive ABA Clinics

These clinics features:

  • Initial skills-based assessments with individualized goals
  • Reassessments conducted every six months to assess growth
  • Areas of focus that include communication, language, socialization, self-help/daily living skills, kindergarten readiness, and behavior reduction and replacement with functionally equivalent responses
  • 1:1 instruction from a trained Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)
  • Program supervision from a BCBA at the rate of one hour of direct supervision for every 10 hours of therapy provided by an RBT
  • Highly individualized programming for each individual with high levels of oversight by a BCBA
  • Collaboration with other service providers and schools as needed
  • Heavy focus on natural environment training
  • A large center area to promote peer socialization and to practice kindergarten-ready skills
  • 1:1 parent training, at a minimum of one time per month, to address any concerns in the home, report on ongoing programming, and recommendations on generalizing across environments and other people
  • Cross-training with parents, BCBAs, and Easterseals Autism Specialists for families receiving clinic services and In-Home Parent Training
  • Advanced data collection systems

We accept private insurance, Medicaid, and private pay as funding for this program.

School Training, Assessment, and Consultation

These programs are available by request from school districts, the Department of Mental Health (DMH), and private services through a private-pay contract agreement. These include flexible agreements where services can be provided as requested and provided by one of our BCBAs.

Advanced Autism and Behavioral Trainings

This program includes a range of workshops, such as understanding functions of behavior and applicable replacement behavior(s), developing behavior intervention plans, teaching and encouraging communication and social skills, toilet training, encouraging proper sleep habits, addressing eating challenges, the use of visual supports, and other topics of interest.

Functional Behavior Assessments

This package includes one to two direct observations, multiple caregiver interviews, an analysis of collected behavior data, and a review of other applicable reports. Recipients will receive a full report with recommendations to include in a global behavior plan, and a follow-up meeting to discuss the information covered. Global behavior plans can then be used to develop more specific individualized behavior support plans.

Classroom and Student Consultation

This program includes a consultation for the school building, classroom, or a specific student. Consultations typically include giving teachers recommendations to implement to support students’ educational goals and to reduce problematic behavior. Consultations may also include the development of forms, processes, and materials.

For more information about the services offered in Kansas City or Northwest Missouri or to enroll, please contact Casey Melancon, Director of Autism and Therapy Services, at casey.melancon or 816-891-2930.

Springfield ABA

3828 South Ave
Springfield, MO 65807

Session Times: Monday through Friday
8:45 AM to 11:45 AM or 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM

The Springfield ABA Clinic accepts children ages two through six years (through the first kindergarten-eligible year).

Intensive ABA Therapy Clinic

This clinic features:

  • Initial skills assessment with individualized goals
  • 1:1 instruction with a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)
  • Program supervision by a BCBA
  • Play opportunities using natural environment teaching styles
  • 1:1 instruction paired with guided peer interaction to practice social skills
  • Group circle time-type activities, including music time
  • 1:1 monthly parent education sessions to help generalize skills at home
  • On-site video observation available during sessions
  • Collaboration with schools and other providers as needed to maximize outcomes
The Springfield Clinic accepts insurance, Mo Healthnet (Medicaid), and private pay as funding for this program.
 

School Training, Assessment, and Consultation

These programs are available by request from school districts through a private-pay contract agreement. These include flexible agreements where services can be provided as requested by the district by one of our BCBAs.

Advanced Autism and Behavioral Trainings

This program includes a range of workshops, such as understanding functions of behavior, developing behavior intervention plans, teaching and encouraging communication and social skills, and using visuals in the classroom. Additional workshops are available upon request.

Functional Behavior Assessments

This package includes a half-day observation, an analysis of collected behavior data, a full report with recommendations to include in a behavior plan, and a follow-up meeting to discuss the information covered.

Classroom and Student Consultation

This program includes a consultation for the school building, classroom, or a specific student. Consultations typically include giving teachers recommendations to implement for supporting students’ education and to reduce problematic behavior. Consultations may also include the development of forms, processes, and materials.

For more information about the services offered in Springfield or Southwest Missouri or to enroll, please contact Jackie Mace, Office Manager, at jackie.mace@esmw.org or 417-890-1399.

St. Louis ABA

11933 Westline Industrial Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146

Session Times: Monday through Friday
9 AM to 10 PM; 1 PM to 4 PM; or 9 AM to 4 PM (Full Day, when available)

The St. Louis ABA Clinic accepts children ages 15 months through six years (through the first kindergarten-eligible year).

Intensive ABA Therapy Clinic

This clinic features:

  • Initial skills assessment with individualized goals based on the assessment results and family needs
  • Reassessments conducted every six months to assess growth
  • 1:1 instruction from a trained ABA implementer or Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)
  • Program supervision from a BCBA
  • Naturalistic play opportunities with more structured approaches as appropriate
  • A classroom environment that provides structure and a routine similar to a preschool setting
  • Group social opportunities such as circle time, recess, and snack time
  • 1:1 monthly or bi-monthly parent education sessions to help children carry over skills to their home
The St. Louis Clinic accepts insurance, Medicaid, and private pay as funding for this program.

For more information about the services offered in St. Louis or to enroll, please contact Noelle Pace, Admissions Specialist, at noelle.pace@esmw.org or 314-567-8150.

 

To learn more about our programs at Easterseals Midwest,
please contact us at 1-800-200-2119 or info@esmw.org.