Centers located in Lycoming and Union Counties.
Accepting clients in Union and Lycoming County centers. To enroll, please see our “parent and guardian” tab.
Hiring BHT/RBT for Union County. Hiring LBS/BCBA (covers both centers). Please click “join our team”
GBS Mission Statement:
At GBS, it is our mission to provide a fun, engaging, therapeutic environment
for children with autism to thrive, grow and expand their independence
in addition to supporting families and providing community outreach programs.
Center Based Sessions are held Monday through Thursday, 9am-2pm. Intensive ABA with Verbal Behavior Approach… our focus is on increasing your child’s communication, socialization, and play skills while reducing problem behaviors in a fun, safe, supportive environment. We mix instructional time with circle, facilitated play, art, sensory activities, snack, and various other pre-kindergarten skill based activities.
GBS offers an IEP Advocacy team to assist parents in navigating special education in a proactive, positive manner.
GBS has some of the most highly trained, highly qualified Registered Behavior Technicians in the area providing 1:1 therapy for your child. Supervision by a doctorate level Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
“GBS is an amazing therapy center. So many great things happen once you step foot in the building. The staff have amazing relationships with the clients, which makes for great outcomes and progress for these kiddos. The children that are involved with GBS make such great progress, and so quickly. I would recommend services at GBS for any kid who is on the Autism spectrum!” – employee
“GBS shows professionalism and strives for excellence. All staff are kind and work positively with every client. I enjoyed interning at GBS and learned a lot from my experience. I highly recommend GBS.” – intern
“GBS is full of positive staff for the children there and they do everything they can to help each child grow. Everyone is different and they use methods that work specifically for each individual during one on one therapy time. GBS is for the kids and they are only going to get better at what they do!” – past parent
“I know GBS will be exactly where he needs to be to continue to grow. I’m so thankful for it!” – past parent
Parents are the best advocates for their children! 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…
To learn more about the intensive therapy, please watch the following videos: Start with the Autism in Toddlers training, and go from there. http://www.eita-pa.org/professional-development/