Serving Children with Autism and Learning
Applied Behavior Center (ABC) for Autism was founded to
establish a child-guided, positive and effective
therapeutic environment for children with autism, related
developmental disabilities and learning challenges.
Our program uses ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) as the
treatment methodology to help all of our clients reach
their maximum level of independence and ability. By
utilizing ABA we are able to address behavior excesses and
behavior deficits. With thorough assessments and
considerate observation we are able to effectively assist
all children regardless of age, level of disability, or
At Applied Behavior Center for Autism, we treat the full
spectrum of developmental disabilities and learning
differences. Diagnosis included but are not limited to the
a. Pervasive Developmental Disorders
1. This includes
children who are classified as having autistic disorder
disintegrative disorder (CDD) or Pervasive developmental
disorder not otherwise
c. Down’s Syndrome
e. Cerebral palsy
Program participants range in age from six months old
through adolescence with mild to severe cases of learning
disabilities. Even if your child does not have diagnoses our
center’s specialists can help treat your child’s symptoms,
improve learning skills, language development and teach
basic life skills. There are no restrictions placed on
levels of learning and we follow your child’s progress on a
At ABC, we offer the highest-level of quality instruction
delivered by specially trained therapists. Both our
in-center locations and our hourly services department are
overseen by Master’s leveled Behavior Analysts with a
support trainer to oversee all therapy.
Exceptional Therapy at Applied Behavior Center includes:
- Complete ABLLS/ABLLS-R, VP-MAPP and/or Brigance
testing Assessment and Placement Program evaluations.
- Comprehensive behavior, communication and skill
acquisition programs that are individual to each child.
- PEP-R Developmental Screening
- Behavior Management for behavioral concerns
- Verbal Behavior / communication training
- Academics (use research-based and computer-based
- Play & social skills training
- Bi-monthly free respite care
- Before & after care program
- In-home parent –training and 1:1 ABA therapy
- Year round enrollment options
- Full day instruction (no early dismissal
- BCBA program oversight and therapist supervision
- McKay recipients
- Insurance coverage for ABA therapy
- Low therapist to student ratio options
- Child focused, family-friendly learning environment
OPEN Enrollment / Locations
We are now accepting applications for FALL enrollment. Please call (407) 324-7772 or Contact Us for more
information or to schedule a tour. Applied Behavior Center is a
year round facility (ongoing enrollment) with an optional summer program for our full time participants.
The summer program is a great opportunity to try out our treatment program.
Applied Behavior Center has two convenient locations in Orlando / Central Florida:
Oviedo and Winter Garden.
To learn more about our open enrollment process, please
review the attached
enrollment tip sheet.
Volusia County Expansion
Applied Behavior Center for Autism is planning to expand
to Deland in Volusia County. Please
complete this form
if you are interested in applying for the center.
Applied Behavior Center Accepts Medical Insurance
Applied Behavior Center for Autism is now accepting medical insurance for ABA therapies. Applied Behavior Center for Autism will advocate all insurance benefits and we will submit claims on your behalf. This service is INCLUDED in all program fees.
Contact Us for specific insurance related information.
Thank you for considering Applied Behavior Center for Autism as an educational alternative for
your child. We appreciate this opportunity to share our program with you and your family .
Placing your child in a qualified, appropriate setting is an important decision. We have taken
a lot of time to develop a unique program that will benefit your child’s individual needs.
Here at Applied Behavior Center for Autism we take the time to formally assess your child and determine
the best place to begin their program. Based on the results of a comprehensive assessment, we develop an
individual program tailored just for your child. Their program will be maintained, updated and adjusted as
often as needed. There are no restrictions placed on levels of learning and we follow your child’s progress
on a daily basis. In addition, you are always made aware of any updates, changes or advancements made with your
child’s programs. We encourage our parents to take an active role in their education. We uphold an open-door
policy that extends to not only your immediate family but also any outside therapist or consultant. We want to
cultivate an open line of communication to facilitate the best possible outcome for your child.
Autism, Adolescence and Adulthood
Bobbi Barber, co-founder of the Applied Behavior Center has written a new book titled Autism,
Adolescence and Adulthood.
This book serves as a guide that will provide relevant information on how to help your child through adolescence into adulthood. It will
help you gain the confidence you need in dealing with your child’s special needs and put wonder back in your life.
Follow the link to learn more! Autism,
Adolescence & Adulthood
If I accept you as you are, I will not help you; however,
if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
~Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe