Leap Ahead Inc.

We help children with autism live sunnier days

 

Individualized programs for children 18 months to 18 years 

Due to COVID-19, Leap Ahead, Inc. WILL NOT be hosting a 2021 Summer Program.  

Please watch for updates between March/April 2022 for new Summer Program information.  
Thank you.

Professional Treatment Programs for Children with Autism & Related Disorders

Leap Ahead offers therapy programs designed for the individualized needs of children from age 18 months to 18 years, diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other related disorders.  Our trained staff are dedicated professionals with experience in language development, self-care, play and socialization skills. All of our cases are supervised by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). 

 

We work with children throughout Northern Virginia including Prince William, Fairfax and Fauquier Counties and surrounding areas.

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy

  • Verbal Behavior (VB) Therapy

  • Monthly Consultations

  • Collaboration among team therapists and other service providers

  • IEP Development & IEP Advocacy

  • School Shadowing

  • Little Leaps Group Therapy 

  • Sensory Desensitization Programs & Toilet Training

  • Develop Individualized Social Stories

  • Handwriting Programs

  • Tutoring

  • Parent Support

  • Speech Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Group Therapy Wednesdays

  • Group Therapy Thursdays

Leap Ahead Autism Therapy
Leap Ahead Summer Program
Leap Ahead Little Leaps Group Therapy

THERAPY

Our individualized therapy programs focus on the implementation of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) with an emphasis in Verbal Behavior (VB). Our trained and experienced staff deliver services in our office , in the home as well as in supporting public and private schools. We provide therapy services for children from age 18 months to 18 years. ext, it's easy.

SUMMER PROGRAM

We offer morning, afternoon or full day programs for children ages 5 to 11. Our Summer Program is a fun, active, educational enrichment program for children with autism and related disorders. Writing, arts and crafts, and other activities will be led by our experienced therapists. Each child will have individual goals that coincide with their developmental needs. 

LITTLE LEAPS GROUP THERAPY

Our group therapy program provides a safe, nurturing & structured environment for learning & play. We use positive reinforcement techniques to encourage appropriate behavior & use Natural Environment Teaching throughout the day. We strive to create an exciting learning environment for your child with individualized attention in a group setting.

Leap Ahead received a Dual Accreditation. We are proud to announce we are 1 of only 3 providers in the country with a 3-year Full Accreditation AND Telehealth Accreditation. 

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Leap Ahead is proud to receive a 3 Year Accreditation from BHCOE - Behavioral Health Center of Excellence. BHCOE is an international accrediting body created to meet accreditation needs specific to the delivery of behavior analysis. This certification is given to applied behavior analysis organizations that agree to rigorous auditing procedures, demonstrating and meeting an assortment of standards determined by an independent third-party evaluator. Our professional team takes pride in delivering quality treatment as part of our standard of care - we are committed to our clients.

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Leap Ahead has always made training a priority in our organization. We continually host monthly training and offer exciting programs for our entire team to learn and professionally grow. This is evidenced by Leap Ahead's recent designation as an official Authorized Continuing Education (ACE) provider by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). We are happy to be recognized as an ACE provider and offer our team the ability to earn continuing education credits to maintain their certifications.

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Leap Ahead is proud to receive Telehealth Accreditation. BHCOE (Behavioral Health Center of Excellence) is an international accrediting body created to meet accreditation needs specific to the delivery of behavior analyst. This certification is given to applied behavior analysis organizations that agree to rigorous auditing procedures demonstrating and meeting and assortment of standards determined by an independent third-party evaluator. The standards for Telehealth accreditation ensures policies and procedures are met and ensures an organization can demonstrate compliance, ethical practices for patients, technology, privacy & security. 

 

Contact Us

(703) 392-6166

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We serve most counties in the Northern Virginia region and Montgomery County, Maryland