Questions and Answers
What is Autism?
What is ABA?
Where will services be delivered
What about Assessments?
Assessments are ongoing. In addition to 1:1 session, Children’s Milestone provides client advocacy, IEP goal development consulting, consultation, and integration of goals from other professionals (i.e., OT, PT, SLP), family training, and social skill groups as part of the wrap-around scope of service for complete client care.
How many hours of ABA therapy does your child Need?
What is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)?
The Board-Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) is a graduate-level certification in behavior analysis. Professionals certified at the BCBA level are independent practitioners who provide behavior-analytic services.
BCBAs may supervise the work of Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts® (BCaBAs®), Registered Behavior Technicians® (RBTs®), and other professionals who implement behavior-analytic interventions.
What is a Registered Behavior Therapist (RBT)?
How do I pay for services?
For Maryland Medicaid Recipients: Who is a qualified health care professional (QHCP)?
Following are the qualified health care professionals (QHCP) that are approved under Maryland
Medicaid ABA benefit to complete a Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluation (CDE) if they have the requisite training and experience to diagnose ASD.
- Developmental Pediatricians
- Pediatric Neurologists
- Child Psychiatrists
- Clinical Psychologists
- Nurse Practitioners
For Maryland Medicaid Recipients: What is a Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluation (CDE)?
A Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluation (CDE) is a full psychological report. The components Maryland Medicaid looks for in a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation (CDE): Parent/Caregiver Interview, Direct Observation/Interaction (Identification of primary features of autism spectrum disorder), Developmental/Psychosocial history, Documentation of current functioning across significant development domains (skill deficits), Statement identifying diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Signature by QHCP physical or electronic.