May 24, 2017 -- Autism Home Support Services (AHSS) today announced that its Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorder has earned an Award of Distinction from the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence.
The award recognizes Autism Home Support Services as one of the top ABA service providers nationally based on the quality of its clinical services, staff qualifications and satisfaction, and consumer satisfaction.
ABA is an evidence-based therapy that has been proven effective at helping children with autism improve communication and reduce challenging behaviors. Covered by most insurance plans, ABA has been endorsed by the U.S. Surgeon General, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Autism Society of America and many others.
AHSS provides intensive in-home and [center-based ABA therapy] in [geography name] for children from 18 months to 15 years old who have Autism Spectrum Disorder.
“We’re honored to be recognized with this Award of Distinction,” said Laura McKee, CEO of AHSS. “AHSS is dedicated to helping our clients improve language, social and independent living skills to reach their full potential. These positive changes motivate our team to deliver the highest quality ABA therapy every day.”
“Autism Home Support Services is a people-centered, results-driven organization that delivers high-quality, comprehensive, individualized ABA therapy to children with autism in Illinois, Michigan and Colorado,” said Sara Gershfeld, Founder of the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence. “We were particularly impressed that AHSS’ staff satisfaction scores, which ranked in the 90th percentile for similarly sized organizations.”
The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence accredits only service agencies that meet elite standards. Its certification is based on an extensive audit that includes systematic measurement and reporting of quality criteria using standardized methods and practices in the behavior analysis community.
About Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE)
The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence is a trusted source that recognizes top-performing behavioral health providers. BHCOE offers a third-party measurement system that differentiates top services providers from exceptional services providers. The BHCOE Accreditation process is designed to encourage, support and recognize exemplary behavior service providers who utilize evidence-based practices, create quality internal systems to promote high staff satisfaction, high client satisfaction and positive outcomes for those they service. For more information, visit http://www.bhcoe.org/.