Behavior Therapy programs at FSL utilize the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to develop individualized programs or treatment plans that target an individual’s ability to live in their community, attend school and obtain and/or maintain a job.
Our program focuses on individuals aged 14 and up to develop appropriate behaviors and social skills that will allow the individual to participate fully in his/her environment. Therapy is provided in a variety of settings including the community, home, school or work place and day programs. We strive to make lasting change in the lives of our clients by utilizing research based therapy.
Approaches to Behavior Therapy at FSL include ABA Therapy, Functional Communication Training, social skills both amongst friends and more formal environments such as school or the workplace, and sexuality and dating.
Behavioral Assessments used include but are not limited to Functional Behavior Assessments, Vineland 3, and Assessment of Functional Living Skills.
FSL accepts payments under the Medicaid SLS waiver, Medical Medicaid EPSDT, private insurances and private pay.
Amanda is a registered Board Certified Behavior Analyst working at Foundation for Successful Living. Amanda has a Bachelor’s from University of Northern Colorado in Special Education and taught in the school setting for 6 years.
She received her Master of Arts from Ball State University in Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis in Autism. Amanda instructs Social Skills and Healthy Relationships programs designed for individuals who have autism or developmental disabilities. Amanda is also a member of the Colorado Association for Behavior Analysts (COABA).