Behavior Therapy programs at FSL utilize the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and develops 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.
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 District 20 for 6 years.
She received her Master of Arts from Ball State University in Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis in Autism. In 2017, she left teaching to become the Independent Living Coordinator at Foundation for Successful Living and is currently transitioning into the BCBA role.