We offer behavioral therapy (ABA/VB), educational consulting, family consulting, intensive individual support services, low intensity support services, and respite care services. We are an approved Maryland Autism Waiver Provider.
Staff members provide services to people with developmental, intellectual and learning disabilities as well as challenging behaviors. At BDS our caring staff specialize in teaching life, social, and academic skills.
This is a free 30-minute, telephone conversation. During this time, we discuss your child and why you feel they need services.
In office meeting time to discuss your program needs with a representative. We will also begin the informed concent process, have a chance to answer your questions, review any documents that you have (IEP, SLP report, OT report, etc.) to assist with the program, begin reviewing the Contract for Services and go through history (behavioral, educational, medical, etc.).
Observation & Assessment
Observation and assessment conducted by a consultant with the assistance of an additional staff member.
Consultation service for the client's family provided under the Home and Community Based Waiver for Children with Autism.
Team Meeting (2-hours)
At Team Meetings, each team member (family, BCBA, Support Staff, etc.) come together to discuss the progress of your child. This meeting allows us all to be on the same page with the direction of the program as well as make changes that we all need to know about.
Individual Support Services - RBT (2-hours)
2-hours of 1:1 services provided by a Registered Behavior Technician. Includes Intensive and Low Intensity Support Services
Individual Support Services - RBT (3-hours)
3-hours of 1:1 services provided by a Registered Behavior Technician. Includes Intensive and Low Intensity Support Services
Individual Support Services - Behavior Support Staff (2-hours)
2-hours of 1:1 services provided by Behavior Support Staff (non-certified). Includes Intensive and Low Intensity Support Services
Individual Support Services - Behavior Support Staff (3-hours)
3-hours of 1:1 services provided by Behavior Support Staff (non-certified). Includes Intensive and Low Intensity Support Services
Individual Support Services - BCBA (2-hours)
2-hours of one-to-one services provided by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Includes Intensive and Low Intensity Support Services
Independent Fieldwork Supervision
Supervision meeting for individuals completing their Supervised Independent Fieldwork to meet the BACB requirements for the BCBA or BCaBA.
1 hour 30 minutes
Human Resources Administrator
Anum Akhtar, Behavior Support Staff
Behavior Support Staff. Experienced with school aged children.
Barbara Erby-Young, BCBA, LBA
BCBA, LBA. Experienced in performing assessments, writing and teaching learning programs, facilitating social groups, parent groups, workshops, seminars as well as working with children and adults.
Carly Ziegler, Behavior Support Staff
Deena Altman, Behavior Support Staff
Soraya Dos Santos-Corrales, Family Consultant
BA in Family Studies and Spanish; MS in Special Education with a concentration in Early Childhood Education; Certificate in Autism and PDD. Mrs. Dos Santos-Corrales is experienced in home, community, clinic, and school settings. She is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.