Searching for ABA Therapy in
Salem, OR?

Our team in Salem is a group of highly-trained and caring individuals whose primary concern is your child’s success. We specialize in building personalized ABA therapy programs that help children with autism reach their fullest potential.

Speak With a Clinician | (503) 853-5745

Insurances We Accept

We are in network with the following insurance providers. If you don’t see your provider listed below, please give our team a call and we will check if we are able to work with your plan.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • GEHA
  • Health Share of Oregon
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Moda Health
  • Oregon Health Plan
  • Pacific Source Health Plan
  • Pathways-Oregon Medicaid
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence BCBS of Oregon
  • Samaritans Choice
  • SmartChoice
  • SmartHealth
  • TriCare (West) Healthnet
  • UBH-Optum
  • YamHill

Services Available Near

  • Marion County
  • Polk County
Child Receiving ABA Therapy at Early Autism Services

My child was just
diagnosed with autism.

Now What?

From understanding your child’s diagnosis, to starting a therapy program, there are a lot of steps along the way. Our team of clinicians are here to help. We can answer any questions you have and get you on the path to starting a personalized therapy program for your child. Below is a step by step guide of our process at EAS.

GIVE US A CALL.
Whether you’re ready to schedule a free consultation or just want to talk, we’re here. 503.853.5745

WE’LL PROVIDE A FREE CONSULTATION.
A Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) will meet with both you and your child to get a comprehensive view of his or her unique needs.

OUR STAFF WILL WORK WITH YOUR INSURANCE.
From insurance submission to communicating with your provider through authorization – our team will manage this process.

WE’LL PROVIDE AN ASSESSMENT AND CREATE A PERSONALIZED TREATMENT PLAN.
A BCBA will provide a 1:1 assessment. Our team will take the time to engage with your child through play, observation, and conversation. This allows our clinicians to build a personalized program tailored to your child.

ABA SERVICES WILL BEGIN.
We’ll reassess via all-staff meetings and collaborate with you to ensure the plan continues to address your child’s needs over time.

Our Autism Therapy
Services in Salem

In-Home ABA Therapy

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We offer in-home ABA therapy throughout the greater Salem and Portland area. In-home services are generally for children between the ages 2-12 and are good for generalizing skills in a child’s natural environment. We focus on skills such as:

  • Language & Communication
  • Self-help
  • Fine & Gross Motor
  • Behavioral Planning
  • Pre-Academic
  • Social Skills
  • And more!
Center-Based ABA Therapy

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We offer center-based ABA therapy at our clinic located at 8344 SW Nimbus Ave, Beaverton, OR 97008 (Located inside Spectra Gymnastics). We are currently now enrolling for both morning and afternoon hours. Our center-based programs focus on skills such as:

  • Fine & Gross Motor
  • Social skills
  • School Reediness
  • Pre-Academic
  • Play skills
  • Language & Communication
  • Self-help
  • Behavioral Planning
  • And more!
Telehealth ABA Therapy

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We offer Telehealth ABA therapy throughout the greater Salem and Portland area. Remote therapy is typically recommended for children over the age of 6 years old, and who are able to maintain engagement through a virtual meeting. Telehealth is a great option for families who need a solution that is flexible. Our remote programs work on skills such as:

  • Language & Communication
  • Self-help
  • Fine & Gross Motor
  • Behavioral Planning
  • Pre-Academic
  • Social Skills
  • And more!
Social Skills Groups for Autism

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Our social skills groups offer children with autism the opportunity to practice social skills with a group of peers at the guidance of one of our trained clinicians. Groups typically meet in the evenings and on weekends either in person or via Zoom, and are geared for children ages 6-13. During our social skills groups we focus on skills such as:

  • Peer play
  • Conversation
  • Turn taking
  • Listening skills
  • Cooperation

Our Approach in ABA Therapy

The EAS Difference

Accredited.
EAS is accredited by the Board Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE), which is an international accrediting body for behavior analysis therapy and evaluates clinical quality, staff qualifications, and consumer satisfaction.

Experienced Clinicians.
EAS has a robust team made of hundreds of BCBAs, BCaBAs, Registered Behavior Therapists, Behavior Technicians, and insurance billing experts. Over the past decade, our team has helped hundreds of families throughout the United States, Australia, Canada and India.

Comprehensive.
We offer a variety of autism therapy options including: in-home ABA therapy, center-based ABA therapy, and remote therapy via Telehealth. Additionally we offer self-guided parent education classes and socials skills groups afterschool and on weekends.

Personalized.
All of our therapy programs are customized to each child’s unique skills. We provide individualized care as well as regular assessments to ensure we are continuing to meet your child’s needs.

Data Driven.
The curriculum in our programs combine decades of research and years of experience in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. We continuously reassess each child’s program through frequent all staff meetings. This helps us ensure that we are achieving the goals built into each child’s therapy plan.

Insurance Experts.
We have a firm understanding of insurance law and the policies of each major insurance provider. We have worked every type of insurance policy including HMO, PPO, fully-funded, self-funded, group, individual, in-state, out of state, private and federal policy. Insurance can be complicated, but our team will guide you every step of the way.

Meet Our
Clinical Director

Courtney Zonca

Courtney Zonca, Portland Clinical Director, CEAS

Courtney Zonca is the Clinical Director of EAS’ Oregon Branch. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Behavior Analyst who received her M.A. in Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of Michigan- Dearborn. Courtney has experience providing ABA services to children with a range of diagnoses and has serviced clients in the home, school, and clinic setting. She began her work with EAS as a behavior technician in Michigan and has since expanded to oversee clinical operations for our Oregon branch.

Emily Hargis, BCBA Early Autism Services Portland

Emily Hargis
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

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Emily Hargis has been with EAS for three years now. She received her MA from Ball State University in applied behavior analysis. She received her bachelor’s in science in anthropology and biology from Central Michigan University. Emily has worked with children in the home, school, and extracurricular activity settings. Her journey with EAS began in Michigan as a behavior technician and has recently transferred to the Oregon branch as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Brigette Spring Board Certified Behavior Analyst Early Autism Services Portland

Brigette Spring
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

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Brigette is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who received her M.S. in Clinical Psychology with a certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from Capella University. She also received her B.A. in Psychology from University of Arizona. Brigette has been providing ABA services since 2016 to children with a variety of diagnoses aged 2 through 17, and has experience working with clients in the home, clinic, school, and community setting. She joined EAS as an assistant Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) in 2019 and has since taken on more responsibility and oversight in the BCBA role.

Audrey Roqueza Board Certified Behavior Analyst Early Autism Service Portland

Audrey Roqueza
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

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Audrey Roqueza is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who received her M.Ed. from Arizona State University in Applied Behavior Analysis: Instruction and Curriculum.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Child and Adolescent Development:  Young Children and Family from San Francisco State University. Audrey had started working in the field of ABA in 2011 as a behavior technician and a program supervisor before becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in California.  Audrey has experience providing ABA services to individuals ranging from 2-21 years of age with a range of diagnoses in the home, school, community, and center settings.  She joined EAS in 2020 as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Victoria Schulthies, Associate Consultant Early Autism Services Portland

Victoria Schulthies
Associate Consultant

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Victoria Schulthies was born and raised in Washington State. She completed her B.A. in Communication Disorders at Eastern Washington University and her M.Ed in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis at Portland State University.  She enjoys reading, live music, and spending time with her family.

Victoria Nguyen, Associate Consultant Early Autism Services Portland

Victoria Nguyen
Associate Consultant

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Victoria is an Associate Consultant of EAS’ Oregon Branch. She is a Board Certified Registered Behavior Therapist who received her M.S. in Special Education and Behavior Analysis from Portland State University. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of Washington. Victoria has four years of experience providing ABA services to children with a range of diagnoses and has serviced clients in the home, school, clinic setting, and nursing home. She is currently working to get her Board Certified Behavior Analyst certification

Masha Garanovskaya, Hiring Coordinator Early Autism Services Portland

Masha Garanovskaya
Hiring Coordinator

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Masha is the Hiring Coordinator and a Registered Behavior Technician for the Oregon Branch at EAS. She obtained her bachelor’s in Psychology from San Jose State University, and is set to graduate with a master’s in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis in March of 2021. Masha’s journey in the field of behavior analysis began in 2016, when she began working with children with autism in the Bay Area. She is passionate about helping children reach their potential and optimizing their development through ABA.

Sam Muir Training Coordinator Early Autism Services Portland

Sam Muir
Training Coordinator

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Sam is the training coordinator, as well as a behavior technician on the EAS Oregon team. She is a masters student at Capella university, on track to graduate in 2021. She has been with EAS for 2 years and is passionate about working with children. Her other interests include diving into a great book and spending time with her dog, Jax.

Our Mission
Values

At EAS, we strive to ensure everything we do reflects our company’s Core Purpose: To make high quality behavioral therapy available for all children with special needs, while adhering to our core values.  Our four core values are:

  • Make decisions empirically at all levels
  • Be accessible and supportive
  • Respect the individual
  • Grow alongside both the client and staff
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Still have
Questions?

If you would like to learn more about our ABA therapy program at EAS, please complete the form below to request a free consultation.

One of our clinicians will reach out for an initial meeting to give a basic overview of applied behavior analysis (ABA Therapy). We will answer questions about the program, our approach, discuss costs, and answer questions about your insurance coverage. We look forward to speaking with you!