Behavioral Intervention Association (BIA)
3229 Elm Street, Suite 1
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 652-7445; (510) 652-9288 fax
Home and community based intensive (15-30 hours per week) early intervention programs. A combined skill based approach is applied. The curriculum is individualized.
Video: Embracing Play (shows parents demonstrating various techniques that are useful in getting their child’s attention, teaching their child, and keeping their child motivated).
Behavioral Intervention Association (BIA)
7010 N. Marks, Suite 103
Fresno, CA 93711
(559) 449-1059; (559) 449- fax
Monique Bekeschus, M.S., provides consultation services in the greater Fresno area. Services include designing and developing intensive early intervention programs, parent training, and training/workshops for school districts and other agencies.
Behavior Education Training Associates (BETA)
P. O. Box 225129
San Francisco, CA 94122-5129
(415) 564-7830 or (800) 368-2382
(415) 242-1302 fax
Unique individualized services assisting people towards fullest inclusion in all areas of life. We provide Applied Behavior Analysis services for individuals of any age. We have special expertise working with children and adults diagnosed as autistic, developmentally disabled, and emotionally disturbed. We offer positive functional behavioral assessments, individual positive behavioral programs and supports, parent and professional training. One main focus of B*E*T*A’s is facilitating successful inclusion in school, work, and community environments.
Behavior Analysts, Inc.
1941 Oak Park Blvd., Suite 30
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 210-9374; (707) 455-0954 fax
James Partington, Ph.D., BCBA, Director
Cathy Santopadre, Coordinator of Client Services
Provides a range of services using the science of behavior analysis as well as the analysis of verbal behavior, including analysis, consultation, training workshops, and classrooms. Approach focuses on the development of language and other critical learning skills with an emphasis on teaching within the natural environment as well as structured learning.
Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD)
19019 Ventura Blvd., Suite 300
Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 345-2345; (818) 758-8015 fax
Using a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary approach, CARD strives to develop unique and individualized behavioral programs based on each child’s particular strengths and weaknesses. Our goal is to teach children diagnosed with Autism, PDD, and Asperger’s Syndrome the functional skills necessary to live independent and productive lives.
Foundation for Autistic Childhood Education and Support (FACES)
230D Twin Dolphin Drive (Bay area)
Redwood City, CA 94065
(650) 595-9555; (650) 595-9559 fax
FACES is a non-profit, state-certified non-public agency dedicated to providing scientifically validated behavioral services for children with Autism and other Pervasive Developmental Disorders. FACES was founded by parents of children with autism who were frustrated by the lack of effective resources available in their communities. Services range from intensive early intervention to short-term behavior management programs. FACES also provides services for adolescents with autism which range from direct instruction in the home or classroom in the use of visual schedules, parent trainings, and classroom teacher and aide training in the utilization of the structured teaching model. For more information, go to www.FACESforKids.org.
11500 West Olympic Blvd., Suite 460
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 914-5433; (310) 914-5463 fax
The Lovaas Institute is a research-based institute that specializes in teaching pre-school aged children with autism, pervasive developmental disorders, and related developmental disabilities. Our focus is to serve children of all levels of functioning while providing an educational setting that allows them to achieve their individual potentials.
Resources in Autism Education
1223 El Prado Avenue
Torrance, CA 90501
Sabrina Y. Marasovich, M.A., Board Certified
Resources in Autism Education offers comprehensive individualized behavior-based program to children with autism ages 2-9. We utilize strategies within verbal behavior, natural environment teaching, and discrete trial teaching to teach a range of skills and adhere to principles of ABA to reduce and replace maladaptive behaviors.
2855 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 312
Berkeley, CA 94705
Admin Office:(510) 845-1321; (510) 845-7841 fax
Stephanie Charpralis, Community Outreach Coordinator
Spectrum Center is a certified non-public organization serving children with special education needs since 1975. Spectrum Center currently operates six non-public schools and several satellite classes. Our programs are designed for students ages 3-22 who have challenging behavior and special education needs representing a wide array of disabilities including Severely Handicapped, Autism, Emotional Disturbed, Deaf Blind, Hearing Impaired, and Traumatic Brain Injury.
Pittsburg (Delta) (510) 845-1321
Concord (Valley) (925) 685-9703
Oakland (Camden) (510) 729-6384
Union City (Mission V) (510) 471-5363 x2037
San Pablo(Tara Hills) (510) 724-4494
Fairfield (Solano) (707) 864-0438