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ABA Providers

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Providers

What is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)? from Autism Speaks

  • Autism Learning Partners (Westerville)
    Services: ABA therapy, Early Intervention, Social Skills, Speech, OT, PT
    Ages 2-18 years old
    Cost: Accepts most major private insurances, self-pay, government insurance (Medicaid), provides insurance consultation
    158 Wetherby Lane, Westerville, Ohio 43081
    (888) 805-0759 or (855) 295-3276
  • Gem City Behavioral Solutions (Dayton)
    Services: Assessment/Evaluation, ABA therapy, Academic Services/School Readiness
    : Ages 2-16 years old
    Cost: Accepts many insurance plans and self-pay
    4134 Linden Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45432
    Call or Text: (937) 365-7455
  • Hopebridge (Multiple locations across Ohio)
    Services: Autism Testing & Diagnosis, ABA therapy, Speech, Feeding & Swallowing Therapy, OT, Family Training
    Eligibility: Ages 15 months-10 years old
    Cost: Accepts Medicaid and private insurance
    Dublin: (614) 482-4300
    Westerville: (614) 401-3366
    Maumee: (419) 830-0078
    Akron: (330) 777-3284
    Cleveland: (330) 967-0325 or (855) 324-0885
    Miamisburg: (937) 388-5110
    Cincinnati: (513) 402-1711 or (513) 831-2578
  • Illuminate ABA Therapy (Cleveland and Cincinnati)
    Services: ABA therapy, Care coordination
    Eligibility: Ages 2-21 years old with a confirmed diagnosis of Autism. Use their online referral form to refer a child.
    Cost: Accepts Medicaid and private insurance.
    Cleveland: 7379 Pearl Road, Middleburg Heights Ohio 44120
    Cincinnati: 3801 Sharon Park Lane, Cincinnati Ohio 54241
  • Bolen & Associates (Hilliard)
    Services: Assessment/Evaluation, ABA therapy and intervention, Social Skills Groups
    Eligibility: Children under the age of 18 years old
    Cost: No insurance, accepts private pay and Franklin County Board funds
    3780 Ridge Mill Drive, Hilliard, Ohio 43026
    (614) 219-1510
  • New Story Schools (Multiple locations across Ohio)
    Services: Educational services, ABA Therapy, Counseling, Speech, OT, Social-emotional Learning
    Eligibility: Ages 5-21 years old
    Cost: Services available through the Autism Scholarship Program and Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship
    7690 New Market Center Way, Columbus, Ohio 43235
    (614) 602-6473
  • On Target ABA (Multiple locations in Cleveland and Columbus areas)
    Services: Early intervention, ABA therapy, Potty Training
    Eligibility: Children with an Autism diagnosis under the age of 18 years old
    Cost: Accepts Medicaid and most insurances
    Cleveland: (216) 343-1198
    Columbus: (614) 681-1030
  • Positive Behavior Consulting (Gahanna)
    Services: ABA Therapy and Intervention
    Eligibility: Ages 18 months to 12 years old
    Cost: Accepts United Behavioral Health Optum plans
    Gahanna, Ohio 43230
    (614) 704-1151
  • The Learning Spectrum (Multiple locations in Central Ohio)
    Services: ABA Therapy, Speech Therapy, Music Therapy, OT, Mental Health Counseling
    Eligibility: Ages 2-22 years old with an Autism diagnosis
    Cost: Accepts Medicaid, private insurance, Franklin and Delaware County Board funds, Autism Scholarship, and Jon Peterson Scholarship
    Worthington: (614) 844-5433
    Canal Winchester: (614) 834-1114
    Johnstown: (740) 759-7099
  • Total Education Solutions (Columbus and Fairlawn, Ohio)
    : ABA Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, OT, PT, Speech Therapy, Feeding Therapy
    Eligibility: Children with an Autism diagnosis under the age of 21 years old
    Cost: Accepts Medicaid, Autism scholarships, most insurances, and private pay
    Columbus: (614) 695-3747
    Fairlawn: (330) 668-4041
  • Trumpet Behavioral Health (Multiple locations across Ohio)
    Services: ABA Therapy, Highly Specialized Severe Behavior Program
    Eligibility: Ages 18 months through 18 years old
    Cost: Accepts most insurance plans and Medicaid, offers insurance consultation
    Columbus: (614) 344-0419
    Cincinnati: (513) 322-5779
    Fairborn: (937) 878-8444
    Springfield: (937) 533-4904

Bridgeway Academy and Therapy Center

Serves: Children birth to age 21, parents, and families.
Nonprofit education center serving children with autism and developmental disabilities. Bridgeway Academy utilizes Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to provide private school-day education from preschool through high school, life skills training, vocational training, and transition to adulthood support. Bridgeway Therapy Center serves Bridgeway Academy students and outpatient clients for music therapy, speech, occupational therapy, physical therapy, mental health, and family partnership services. Clinical staff work with families and professionals to assess, diagnose and develop individualized treatment plans in client-centered therapy sessions. They are a provider of Ohio’s Autism Scholarship Program, Jon Peterson Scholarship, Title XX (20), Medicaid, Level One, I. O. and Self Waiver and some insurances.
1350 Alum Creek Drive, Columbus, OH 43209
(614) 262-7520

Empower Behavioral Health & Intervention (formerly Haugland Therapy Services)

Serves: Autism diagnosis and testing for children up to age 4, Children and  young adults with an autism diagnosis 2 to 21 years old.
A multidisciplinary outpatient clinic offering services for those with autism and developmental delays. The Autism Intervention Center provides autism diagnosis, testing and full-day autism therapies like occupational therapy, speech, ABA, IEP services, and transition services. Home and community based therapies include case management, mental health treatment, and transportation help.
2540 Billingsley Road, Columbus, Ohio 43235
(614) 470-2018 or (614) 407-7508

Family Resource Network of Ohio (FRNO)

Provides resources, tools, and trainings to help individuals and families of individuals with developmental disabilities. Their website has database of programs and organizations across Ohio for helpful products, therapy, schools, legal help, clinical trials, and more. They use Charting the LifeCourse principals to help individuals and families of all abilities and ages develop a vision for a good life, and regular LifeCourse trainings are available for families and professionals.
The Ohio State University Nisonger Center
1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Family Resource Coordinator: (614) 293-2134
Family Support Coordinator: (513) 636-4723

I Am Boundless

Serves: Children, teens, individuals, and families with ID/DD and/or behavioral health challenges.
Provides person-centered care to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges. They offer primary care, dental, psychiatry, applied behavior analysis (ABA) and outpatient behavior health services, care coordination, long-term and temporary residential support, in-home and out-of-home respite services, day programs, and afterschool programs. Family Support Services are provided by the State of Ohio for families who need help keeping their loved one at home. Services vary by location, find details and request an appointment on their website.

  • Worthington Campus and Administrative Office:
    445 East Dublin-Granville Road, Worthington, Ohio 43085
    (614) 844-3800
  • Newark:
    22 North First Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
    (740) 334-4056
  • West Carrollton:
    700 Liberty Lane, West Carrollton, Ohio 45449
    (937) 247-2400
    Center-Based ABA: (937) 672-1587
  • Mahoning Valley Campus of Care:
    1960 East County Line Road, Mineral Ridge, Ohio 44440
    (330) 596-1042
  • Medina:
    1065 Medina Road, Medina, Ohio 44256
    (330) 596-1042
  • Perrysburg:
    28555 Starbright Boulevard, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
    (567) 312-4722

(800) 409-2729

Milestones Autism Resources

Serves: Individuals 14 years old and older with autism, families, and professionals
Provides trusted resources to help individuals with autism reach their unique potential. The website Resource Center provides tool kits, recommended reading, and a list of organizations that support youth and adults with autism. The Helpdesk will do the searching for you and is staffed by masters’ level social workers who can connect you to therapies, support groups, funding help, and more. The Self-Advocate Social Group is a community for people with disabilities over the age of 16 that meets monthly on Discord. The Milestone Autism Planning (MAP) tool allows you to explore life skill guidelines based on your child’s age or developmental stage. They also provide consultation and training services for professionals. Find program details and fill out their intake forms online.
4853 Galaxy Parkway, Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44128
(216) 464-7600

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Big Lots Behavioral Health Services & Community Resource Directory

Offers medical, psychiatry and counseling services and year-round programming for children and teens, including help with substance abuse, anger issues, behavior problems, ADHD, exposure to violence, depression, anxiety and self-harm behaviors for children up to age 21, at several locations throughout Columbus. Visit their online Community Behavioral Health Resource Directory to find behavioral health services throughout the state of Ohio.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 355-8080

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD)

Serves: Children 16-30 months for diagnostic screening, Children ages 2-22, Parents, and Families. 
Provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care focusing on evidence-based treatment, education, research and advocacy for children with the diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Services include diagnostic assessment, behavioral intervention, outpatient psychotherapy, complex behavior program, and community support services. Find details about services and eligibility online. They also host the following programs:

  • Project SEARCH: 9-month workplace internship for Central Ohio students in their last year of high school who have Autism and/or Intellectual Disability with Complex Social and Communication Needs.
  • Triple P Stepping StonesIndividual or group classes for parents with children under 12 years old struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges of ASD.
  • Sibshops: Siblings of children with autism and other developmental delays (ages 6 to 12) participate in fun activities to explore feelings and better understand their sibling.
  • Adolescent Transition ProgramsIncludes Camp RISE summer program, CARE coping and relaxation group, iWork summer job skills program, and Social Skills Group.

187 West Schrock Road, Westerville, Ohio 43081
For an Autism Diagnostic Screening: (614) 355-8080
For all other Autism resources: (614) 355-7570

New Story Schools

Serves: Students ages 5-21 experiencing social, emotional, educational, and behavioral challenges, Students with autism. 
Provides an academic learning environment with integrated behavior support services. Serves students with the goal of providing each student with the knowledge, skills, and tools for a successful return back to their sending district. Students can be referred by their home district or families can self-refer through the scholarship program. New Story provides small class sizes at schools that maintain Ohio Department of Education (ODE) charters, and offers Ohio high school diplomas. Students receive daily instruction in academics, adaptive behavior, communication, self-care, advocacy, life skills, social skills and more. They also have programs for in-home intervention or behavior consultation, ABA therapy, and a transition program for students over the age of 14. Find locations, program details, and enrollment information online.

  • Columbus: 7690 New Market Center Way, Columbus, Ohio 43235
    (614) 602-6473
  • Athens: 5196 Washington Rd, Albany, Ohio 45710
    (740) 249-1887
  • Sandusky: 514 Jackson Street, Sandusky, Ohio 44870
    (614) 602-6473
  • Independence: 600 West Resource Drive, Independence Ohio 44131
    (216) 264-7240
  • Lancaster: 625 Garfield Avenue, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    (614) 602-6473

St. Vincent Family Center (SVFC)

Behavioral health intervention and treatment services for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges.
Program: Outpatient and inpatient services (home-based and school-based), telehealth, therapeutic preschools and after school programs, residential care, support for foster families, and specialized services for Hispanic/Latino children. Children with an autism diagnosis are eligible for outpatient mental health and play therapies.
Eligibility: Youth ages 3-18 years old.
Cost: Therapies can be billed to Medicaid and a variety of insurances.
Referral: Individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization.
1490 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 252-0731 or (614) 824-5437

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