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services

At Behavioral Independence, we help individuals with Autism and other behavioral disorders decrease problematic behaviors while increasing acquisition skills in order to maximize independence and achieve the highest quality of life. Behavioral Independence services children located in Volusia County. While home services are a critical part of the services we provide and parental participation is mandatory, Behavioral Independence can provide services in other settings as well such as daycares, schools, after school programs, etc. contingent on the need and the consent of the program. We collaborate with other professionals to provide the best possible services for your child in the settings where you child needs the most help. Please contact Behavioral Independence for more information.

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Activity Engagement Skills

Participating in activities and community events such as hobbies, going to the park, shopping in stores, etc.

 
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Social Interactions

Teaching interactions with others such as playing with other children, conversational skills, making and maintaining friendships, greetings, personal space, game play, etc.

 
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Daily Living Skills

Working on skills such as toileting, hygiene and grooming, morning and evening routines, chores, and safety skills, etc.

 
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Communication Skills

We work on teaching functional communication skills such as asking appropriately for wants and needs through developing language, utilizing picture communication systems, voice output devices, etc.

 
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Information Gathering

We meet with the family and gather information regarding daily routine, behavioral challenges, medical management, hobbies, etc. We conduct observations and take data which we utilize to look for patterns of behavior.

 
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Behavior Assessment

We use the data we have gathered to develop an intervention plan and recommend a plan for therapy that will fit the needs of your child. We review the plan with the family and with parental consent, we begin services.

 
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Data Monitoring

After beginning therapeutic sessions, we monitor the progress through data collection and observations both in and out of sessions, utilizing the data to create graphs to monitor the successfulness of the plan.

 
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Assessment and Plan Update

Periodically we review the assessment and plan, updating information, passing off mastered goals and selecting new ones based on the data we have gathered.

 
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Science

Behavior Analysts utilize scientifically proven strategies and data analysis to develop, implement and adjust non-pharmacological treatment plans for individuals diagnosed with Autism and behavioral disabilities.

 
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Caregiver Training

We not only work with our client, we also provide training to the parent, caregiver, teacher, etc. on the intervention plan. We monitor and provide feedback on caregiverís progress in order to set the client up for success outside of the therapy session.

 
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Generalization

When a client demonstrates a new skill in one setting or with one person, we have a plan for working with the child so that the newly learned skill generalizes to other places or with other individuals that may work our client.

 
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Fading

Independence is a key component to behavioral analysis. We develop a plan for fading support for each skill and overall reduction of problematic behaviors as our clients are able to show success for a period of time.

 

what we have done

Contact Info & Bio

 

amanda lang

Amanda Lang received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida in 2004 and a Master's degree in Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology Orlando campus in 2008. She was certified as a BCABA (Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst) in 2004 and she has been certified as a BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) since 2008. Amanda worked in Volusia County schools for 12 years, working in many schools throughout the county with all ages and disabilities. Amanda served as a zone facilitator for her region's area of behavior specialists and on various committees including the committee that monitored the school district's restraints. She was one of the analysts assigned to various district legal cases. She has been a part of many special projects at specific schools including the startup of Autism Awareness Clubs, development of token economies and level systems for EBD students, and social skills group facilitation. In the evenings and summer's she has worked in various home and residential settings. She enjoys boating on the river and participating in 5k's to support her favorite foundations. Amanda also has a special interest in ABA and dementia. She belongs to organizations including Florida Association for Behavior Analysis and the National Association for Professional Women.

Email: alang@behavioralindependence.com

Phone: (386) 968-2012

Behavioral Independence

Please contact us at the number or email provided below to learn more information or to begin services for your child.
Current Insurances accepted: Medicaid, Sunshine, United Healthcare, Tricare, BCBS, Aetna
*Please inquire about other insurances as we are adding them all the time.
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Email: alang@behavioralindependence.com

Phone: (386) 968-2012

Patient: New client referral form (to be completed by community providers or parents):
https://hipaa.jotform.com/210744856388164

Insurance Verification Form:
https://hipaa.jotform.com/210733851188155

Staff:
BI Pre-hire Application: If you are interested in working for BI, please fill out this form and someone will contact you.
https://hipaa.jotform.com/213294869765069

Diversity Statement
Diversity at BI- Thinking outside the box and getting outside of our bubble to create kindness, compassion, and connections.
Diversity sparks creativity, foster’s compassion, and sparks individuality. It allows us to examine different viewpoints therefore taking on new perspectives. Diversity can challenge us to go beyond our experiences and grow in our professional field.
At Behavioral Independence we are committed to inclusion across our experiences and identity across all races, genders, age, disability, religions, ethnicity, immigration status, and socioeconomic status by providing staff trainings, employee and organization self-assessment’s, and survey’s regarding caregiver’s and employee’s perception on how BI responds to diversity. BI will create an action plan based on results of the survey responses. BI will also partner with educational institutions to communicate job opportunities within the field of ABA and within our company.