WHat is art-based aba therapy?
Art-based ABA therapy stays true to the basics of the science behind behavior analysis while incorporating artistic principles. Through the use of this artistic approach, new avenues for communication and learning are opened for a population of children who often struggle to share their voice.
How does art-based ABA therapy differ from traditional ABA therapy?
Our approach includes traditional ABA therapy while utilizing new ways of expression and learning through the use of art practices and relational creativity.
Who can benefit from art-based ABA therapy?
Everyone! Here at Radiant, we focus on therapy for individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. Art as a learning tool is beneficial as an alternative mode of communication, play, and social expression.
What age groups do you work with?
We will be focusing on early intervention and onboard clients between the ages of 2-12 years of age. However, we will not turn clients away based on their age.
How long does art-based ABA therapy typically last?
Our unique therapy is individualized to meet the needs of the clients we work with. We will re-evaluate these needs every six months.
Is art-based ABA therapy covered by insurance?
Many insurance plans do cover ABA therapy as a recognized evidence-based treatment for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities. However, it is important to note that the coverage for art-based ABA therapy specifically may depend on the insurance provider's policies and the specific treatment goals. We recommend reaching out to your insurance provider to inquire about the coverage options for art-based ABA therapy and to determine the extent of coverage available under your plan.
Can art-based ABA therapy be combined with other interventions or therapies?
Absolutely! Art-based ABA can complement other therapeutic approaches and be integrated into a multidisciplinary treatment plan. Collaboration with other professionals, such as speech or occupational therapists, helps create a comprehensive support system.
Are parents or caregivers involved in the therapy process?
At Radiant, we believe in the importance of collaboration and family involvement. We provide regular communication, progress updates, and guidance to families and caregivers, ensuring they are active participants in the therapy process. Additionally, we offer training and support to help generalize skills learned during therapy to the home environment.
Do you offer individual or group sessions?
Currently, we exclusively provide individual in-home sessions, though we have a clear vision for the future of our company. One of our primary goals is to establish a clinic where we can expand our services. By offering individual and group sessions in a clinical setting, we aim to create a supportive and interactive environment that promotes social skills development and peer interaction.
What qualifications and certifications do your therapists have?
A Radiant therapy team consists of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and at least one Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). The BCBA and RBT are certified and the Behavior Analytic Certification Board (BACB) and our BCBA's also have a state license through the Utah Division of Professional Licensing (DOPL).
What types of art activities are incorporated into the therapy sessions?
The art activities utilized within Radiant are from the canvas ABA Curriculum developed by Natasha Bouchillon and focus on creative expansion and art as a form of communication.