Blue Balloon is dedicated to empowering children with Autism to reach new heights by helping their families recognize the signs of autism and providing them with tools and techniques to develop skills and unlock their greatest potential. We help parents and families navigate the entire process.LEARN MORE
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
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.
Offering Early Intervention, Afterschool, and Social Skills Groups in a warm, nurturing environment.
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 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.
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.
Blue Balloon offers full-day programs for children on the spectrum from 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 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.
Offering Early Intervention,
Afterschool, and Social Skills Groups in a warm, nurturing
Providing support in a school environment for your child to flourish in the best environment suited for their skills
Skill acquisition is
incorporated into a child’s natural routine with flexible scheduling options
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:
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
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
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has become a more widely found diagnosis across the United States, and while there is not a consensus on why ASD is continuing to rise as a diagnosis, there is good reason to believe that an earlier diagnosis and treatment intervention, results in a more positive outcome, with statistically significant gains for the child on the spectrum.Read More
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