Therapy and Resource Centers now open in both Lycoming and Union Counties. Accepting clients and hiring for all positions.
Parents, finding the right therapeutic environment/agency for your child can be difficult. The following form may help you ask questions and make this important, life changing decision. The Savvy Parent ABA Services Questionnaire is for parents seeking ABA services who want to interview various agencies about their services offered, staff, etc. Please feel free to download and use to compare agencies to secure the best services for your child. The Savvy Parent ABA Services Questionnaire 2020
Not sure if your insurance will cover ABA services? Please download the GBS Billing Verification Form for parents. It will help guide your questions when speaking to your insurance company. You will need to be aware of any co-pays, deductibles, and if your insurance has a $40k cap on ABA services. Billing Verification notes for parents.
GBS Therapy and Resource Center
· Data Driven
· Child Focused
· Research Supported
Therapy Center: Accepting new clients ages 2-8
Summer 2020/ School year 2020/2021: GBS continues to follow CDC recommendations with screening at door, temperatures taken by staff and clients prior to entering, disinfecting, hand washing often, etc.
Lycoming County Center limited to 6 students. Please call to request information on available seats in therapy center.
Union Center: Accepting clients in our new spacious center located in Lewisburg.
Sessions are held Monday through Thursday, 9am-2pm. Additional home hrs may be available for generalization if medically necessary.
ABA Home Based: Ages 8-19
Home based program for higher functioning children to focus on social skills and communication in the home, up to 10 hrs a week.
IEP Advocacy Team: School Age Students
Accepting parent applications for school year 2020-21. Proactive parent training, IEP development assistance, facilitated collaboration for parents and districts. School age students and students entering school. Email IEP@GBSAUTISM.COM
Highly qualified, highly trained staff
Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT)
Behavior Health Technicians (BHT)
Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA, BCBA-D)
Licensed Behavior Specialists (LBS)
Instruction is based on researched teaching techniques (Applied Behavior Analysis), assessment, working from student strengths, building skills, making learning fun, and data based decisions.
Fun, Play, Interaction, Relationships = Progress!!
Most commercial medical insurance will cover ABA for children with an autism diagnosis in PA under Act 64. Please download the following form. It has questions to ask your insurance company when you call about eligibility.
Seek diagnosis early… often there is a very long wait time for diagnostic evaluation. Early intervention is the most effective!
Call your insurance carrier and ask specifically if your child is eligible for applied behavior analysis (ABA) services (use form above to ask questions!)
When you call GBS about providing services, you will need:
Child’s Date of Birth and name
Current Psychological Evaluation with Diagnosis (within 6 months)