Blue Balloon is dedicated to empowering children with Autism to reach new heights by helping them and their families with tools and techniques to empower them to their greatest capabilities.LEARN MORE
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 in order to prepare them for their next steps, such as starting school.LEARN MORE
Blue Balloon is a world-class center for children of all ages with learning differences. We provide customized services that support children, their families, and their support systems in several different environments tailored to the child’s unique needs.
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 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.LEARN MORE
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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Potential Signs of ASD Disorder. According to the CDC, one in 54 children in the United States is now diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) Despite increased autism awareness, 25 percent of children with ASD under eight yrsld, are still going undiagnosed.Read More
What is an RBT? RBT stands for Registered Behavior Technician; this is the person who implements behavioral therapy for children on the Autism Spectrum in a one to one setting under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior AnalystRead More
Verbal Behavior (VB) is the behavioral analysis of language which focuses on the function of language not just the form. We look at language as a behavior that can be directly taught and increased through reinforcement.Read More