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Blue Balloon is dedicated to empowering children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to reach their personal best by providing them and their families with tools and techniques to empower them to their greatest capabilities.

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Speech
Therapy
Psychological
Evaluations
ABA
Therapy
Language
Therapy
Occupational
Therapy

Services offered

Psychological Evaluation

The first step is determining if an autism spectrum diagnosis (ASD) is appropriate. Our Psychologists can help make that determination that will provide some guidance on the way forward

ABA Therapy

We provide ABA services in a caring, nurturing manner that stimulates and motivates children to embrace learning by addressing their individual needs in the most compassionate manner.

Early Intervention Center

Offering Early Intervention, Afterschool, and Social Skills Groups in a warm, nurturing environment.

Social Skill Groups

Social skills groups are developed with children of similar age, developmental level, and cognitive ability to develop interpersonal skills needed for life, let out energy and have fun.

Speech Therapy / Occupational Therapy

Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy are often critical components in developing a comprehensive program in supporting individuals with autism. We will develop a custom program ensuring that your child receives all necessary services.

Parent Training

Our holistic approach engages the entire family by supporting you with education and training to understand your child’s current skills and how you can work with your child in reaching their best therapeutic outcomes.

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EARLY INTERVENTION CENTER

Blue Balloon offers full day programs for children 18 months to 6 years old in our state-of-the-art facilities. Research has demonstrated that therapy at a young age greatly impacts the effectiveness of treatment.   We focus on activities that teach communication skills, coping skills to reduce problem behaviors, play skills, social interactions and school readiness. Each child’s program is tailored to their individual needs to prepare them for their next steps, such as starting school.

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Individualized Therapies developed with Compassion

Blue Balloon is a world-class center for children of all ages who are on the spectrum. We provide customized services that support children, their families, and their support systems in several different environments tailored to the child’s unique needs.

In-Center

Offering Early Intervention,
Afterschool, and Social Skills Groups in a warm, nurturing
environment.

School

Providing support in a school environment for your child to flourish and remain in the best environment suited for their skills and abilities.

Home

Skill acquisition is
incorporated into a child’s natural routine with flexible scheduling options.

Community

Immersive community experiences designed to take learned skills from therapy into the real world.

What Is Applied Behavior Analysis (aba)?

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the gold standard in assisting children with autism develop new skills and improve socially significant behaviors. ABA is endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Surgeon General, and the National Academies of Science as the best practice for individuals diagnosed with autism. We utilize time tested and data driven techniques to build communication skills, improve independence, decrease behaviors, and increase social skills so your child can thrive in every situation.  

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Blue Balloon AWARDED 3 Year Accreditation FROM BHCOE in Maryland

BHCOE Accreditation has recognized Blue Balloon ABA with a 3-year Accreditation in Maryland, acknowledging the organization as a behavioral service provider dedicated to continuous improvement in applied behavior analysis. BHCOE Accreditation recognizes behavioral health providers that excel in the areas of clinical quality, and staff qualifications, and promotes systems that enhance these areas.

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OUR LATEST NEWS

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December, 2023

Unlocking the Power of Expression

Blue Balloon ABA

Communication is a fundamental aspect of human interaction, shaping our relationships and understanding of the world. For children with autism who are non-verbal or minimally verbal, expressing themselves can be a significant challenge.

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January, 2024

Nurturing Sibling Bonds

Blue Balloon ABA

Parenting a child with autism comes with its own set of challenges and triumphs. Siblings of children with autism play a crucial role in their lives, contributing significantly to their growth and development.

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February 2024

Autism-Friendly Travel: Tips for a Positive Experience

Blue Balloon ABA

Traveling with children can be both exciting and challenging, and when you have a child with autism, it requires additional planning and consideration.

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CONTACT US

Connect with our team to know more about how we can help

1-844-854-BLUE (2583)

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OUR LOCATIONS

Maryland - Owings Mills
Early Intervention Center:

500 Redland Court, Suite 102 Owings Mills, MD 21117

PH: (844) 854-BLUE

Maryland - PG County
Early Intervention Center:

12240 Indian Creek Ct.
Beltsville, MD 20705

PH: (844) 854-BLUE

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