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To qualify for ABA Therapy coverage through Virginia Medicaid, the following criteria need to be met:

  1. A person must have a mental health diagnosis, which means they have been diagnosed with a condition that affects their mental well-being.
  2. In addition, they must have experienced two or more of the following symptoms within the last 30 days:
    • Difficulty communicating effectively or having limited functional communication and social language.
    • Speech that is difficult to understand or imitates others.
    • Delays in understanding or expressing language.
    • Problems with social skills and interacting with others.
    • Frequent outbursts that may involve self-injury or aggression towards others.
    • Behaviors that disrupt daily life, are repetitive, or follow specific routines.
    • Sensitivity or strong reactions to sensory information, such as sounds or textures.

ABA therapy, or Applied Behavior Analysis therapy, helps individuals with special needs by using techniques to reinforce positive behaviors and reduce challenging behaviors. It focuses on understanding how behavior works and creating personalized goals to improve communication, social skills, and daily living skills. Visit our page What is Applied Behavioral Analysis to learn more.

Yes, we are happy to offer this service to clients who have been waiting to receive our support. We understand that it is important to provide timely help to individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. Our goal is to give comprehensive care and assistance to those who need it. We prioritize individuals who have patiently waited for our services. By offering this service to clients coming off our waitlist, we want to make sure they get the support and resources they need to succeed and grow.

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As of now, our services are primarily provided only through Virginia Medicaid insurance. Other insurances we currently accept include:

  • Anthem HealthKeepers Plus
  • Magellan Complete Care of Virginia
  • Optima Health Community Care
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • Virginia Premier Health Plan
  • Aetna

We are committed to expanding our services to support more families in the future by accepting a wider range of insurance plans. We understand the importance of accessible and affordable care, and we strive to ensure that our services are accessible to as many individuals as possible. Please stay tuned for updates on the insurances we will be accepting. We look forward to serving you and your family.

Yes we do! We offer ABA services in the home and community to support our families. By providing services in your home, we aim to make it convenient and comfortable for you while promoting learning and generalization. Click here to learn more.

Yes! Our first Paragon clinic is opening August 2023 which will allow us to provide support to even more families and individuals with autism in our local community. Click here to learn more about our Preschool-Based ABA Services and other Virginia service areas.

We are dedicated to expanding our services to reach and support even more families, and community members and organizations. Currently, we proudly offer our services in Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Prince William County, King George County, Caroline County, the City of Manassas, the City of Fredericksburg, and the surrounding areas. As we continue to grow, we are committed to extending our reach and making a positive impact on the lives of individuals with autism in even more communities.

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