Behavior analysis focuses on the principles that explain how learning takes place. Some of those are positive reinforcement, teaching in small steps, prompting, and repeated practice. Through decades of research, the field of behavior analysis has developed many techniques for increasing useful behaviors and reducing those that may cause harm or interfere with learning. ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) is the use of these techniques and principles to bring about meaningful and positive change in behavior.
Hawaii Behavioral Health’s branches on the four major islands offer ABA services. Our program serves children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and their families at home, at after-school programs, or at our clinics. Services can include one-to-one learning opportunities, as well as social skills groups.
A Licensed Board Certified Behavior Analyst (LBA) leads a Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) and the family by creating a program to improve skills across settings.
On Oahu we offer free informational sessions called “Accessing Autism Services: Luke’s Law” on the new legislation.
- Aloha Care
- Hawaii Medical Assurance Association (HMAA)
- Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA)
- Kaiser Permanente
- Ohana Health Plan
- Tri Care – only Oahu
- United Health Care (UHC)
- United Health Alliance (UHA)
Steps to receive ABA Services with us
- Contact a Program Manager at your location to get started.
- Submit your insurance info and the diagnostic evaluation report from qualifying doctor.
- A LBA will be assigned and we will apply for ABA assessment to your insurance. It can take up to 15 days for approval.
- Your LBA will meet with you to fill out our ABA intake packet and complete assessment.
- Assessment is submitted to insurance and once approved HBH will contact you to schedule ABA appointments.
Funding Source: Private insurance, and private pay