When Your Child Won’t Stop Acting Out

By: Catherine Tsiris, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA You’re Not Alone Every parent of a child with autism knows about challenging behavior. Whether it is perseveration on a preferred topic, inflexible adherence to routines, difficulty with transitions, challenges with new people,...

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Your Child Has Autism: How to Handle the News

By: Nahoma Presberg, MS BCBA When I was asked to write to parents about having a child with autism and how it can be a blessing, I was excited. This initially sounded like an easy task. Of course it can be a blessing. Children are always a blessing. Why would a child...

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Our ASAT Partnership

By: J. M. Coimbra, MS, BCBA, LBA The Association for Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT) is a not-for-profit organization aimed to improve the lives of people with autism by providing a reliable source of easily-digestible, empirical and science-based information on...

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The Importance of Caregivers in ABA Therapy

By: Paige Sands BS, ABA Graduate Student, and Maria Pantelides, MA, BCBA, LBA (CT, MA, MD, NY) Caregivers have one of the hardest jobs in the world. Whether you are a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or other form of primary caregiver, you know how big of a...

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Why I Love Working at Attentive Behavior Care

By: Jessica Basir, M.S., BCBA, LBA (NY, CT) If you are reading this post, chances are you are pursuing an ABA therapy job. You may have a lot of experience working in the field, or you even have your BCBA®. Maybe you are just beginning your journey in this field and...

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Q & A With Miriam Newmark, Our Clinical Director

This interview first appeared in the Voice of Lakewood on November 22, 2018. Q: Tell us About Attentive Behavior Care. A: We provide ABA therapy for individuals on the autism spectrum; we work with children aged 18 months and up and adults. ABA is a science-based...

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How to Obtain Your LBA in New York State

By: Nahoma Presberg, MS BCBA If you are interested in practicing behavior analysis in New York State, you might have started to look at what credentials are required to practice in different environments. The Behavior Analyst Certification Board® (BACB®) is the...

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An Interview With Trish Rollins of Autism Speaks

Patricia Rollins (left) and Kaitlin Causin (right) About Trish Patricia "Trish" Rollins is the NYC Field Development Manager for Autism Speaks. Trish originally got involved with Autism Speaks in 2007 as a volunteer. She has a brother on the spectrum, and wanted to do...

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Attentive Behavior Care Earns 2-Year BHCOE Reaccreditation

BHCOE Accreditation is the only ABA-specific accreditation. It provides feedback regarding clinical best practices, staff satisfaction and turnover, and consumer protection. Acting as a third-party, BHCOE systematically measures and reports on existing quality...

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Autism: Debunking the Myths

By: Jonelle Lupero, BCBA, LBA (NY) Unfortunately, some commonly held beliefs about Autism, which we know to be untrue, still continue. This lack of understanding can make it difficult for people on the autism spectrum to have their condition recognized and to access...

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Does My Child Have Autism?

Do you sometimes wonder if your child falls on the autism spectrum? Is your child developing at a different rate than his peers or does he have unusual ways of keeping himself occupied? There are a number of indicators that a child may be on the autism spectrum,...

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So, You Want to be a BCBA?

By: Gabrielle Galto, BCBA, NYS LBA Imagine that you are a recent graduate in psychology, you achieved your Bachelor’s degree and start looking for jobs but notice there is not much for an entry level position working in the field. You always intended to get your...

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Confronting the Challenges of ASD

By: Catherine Tsiris Let's Get Personal I got into this field to help people. I wanted to make a difference, to help make a positive impact on people's lives. And a day doesn't go by that I am not reminded in some way that I made the right decision. When a mom calls...

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How to Land a Job as a Behavior Analyst

By: J. M. Coimbra, MS, BCBA, LBA If you’re looking for an ABA therapy job or how to become an ABA therapist, then you’re in the right place. Beyond dressing to impress and having the right credentials, there’s a lot more to acing your interview. What’s involved? Here...

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How to Become a Great Behavior Analyst in 2019

By: J. M. Coimbra, MS, BCBA, LBA Great behavior analysts make socially significant behavior change by altering environments. It might sound easy, but doing it isn’t so simple. Do you think you have what it takes to become a great behavior analyst in 2019? Here's a...

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Behavioral Therapy Techniques That Actually Work

By: Heyde Ramirez MA, BCBA, NYS LBA & Frank Kou MSEd, BCBA, NYS LBA When a family receives ABA therapy, oftentimes parents wonder: "What is happening?" and "What is this person doing to my child that is helping?" The most important question they ask is, "Will this...

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What is ABA Therapy?

ABA stands for Applied Behavior Analysis. ABA is an evidence-based approach to treating individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ABA is backed by decades of research and has helped countless children diagnosed with autism learn new skills and gain greater...

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Locations Served

New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Michigan

Hudson Valley Office:
84 Route 59, Suite #102
Suffern, NY 10901
P. 718-650-6540
F. 718-650-6475

New York City Office:
575 Lexington Ave., 4th Floor
New York, NY 10022
P. 718-650-6540
F. 718-650-6475

New Jersey Office:
681 River Avenue #2H
Lakewood, NJ 08701
P. 732-710-4443
F. 732-710-4446

Maryland Office:
7103 Milford Industrial Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21208
P. 410-424-7000
F. 410-424-7777

Michigan Office:
15133 Kercheval Ave., Suite 145
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230
P. 248.438.8410