Driven by our commitment to quality and safety and supported by our world-class team we provide the entirety of care for children with Autism in order to provide a better prognosis across all domains affected by Autism—social, communication, adaptive living and behavioral.
What's New At ABS?
ABS Earns 2-Year BHCOE Reaccreditation Receiving National Recognition for Commitment to Quality Improvement
CA, NC and UT– BHCOE Accreditation has recognized Alternative Behavior Strategies with a 2-Year Reaccreditation, acknowledging the organization as a behavioral service provider dedicated to continuous improvement in applied behavior analysis. BHCOE Accreditation...read more
Ver mensaje adjunto para traduccion al espanol. To the families and caregivers we serve, We at ABS are dedicated to the safety and health of the children we treat, their families, and our staff. Included below you’ll find the updated precautions that we are taking...read more
Haga Clic Aqui Para Leer El Mensaje En Espanol To our families and caregivers, In light of COVID-19 developments, and in following the guidelines recently laid out by the White House Corona Virus Task Force and the Centers for Disease Control, ABS will be temporarily...read more
Recent Articles and White Papers
Every year, hundreds of thousands of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are entering adulthood. Unfortunately, opportunities for many of these young adults are few and far between. In fact, the estimated unemployment rate for adults with ASD is an incredible...read more
Collaborative Care: How a Superior Treatment Model Helps Children with Autism Get a Better Quality of Life
Overcoming Challenging Behavior Jane’s parents and pediatrician were concerned that the little girl had issues with food and eating, weight management, and dental and self-care. She insisted on eating the same half dozen or so foods, and it took her hours to consume...read more
It’s a fact: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is becoming more widespread across the United States. There is no consensus on why the prevalence of the condition is continuing to rise. Theories range from more awareness, to better diagnosis, to genetic mutations… even to...read more
ABS provides individualized, wrap-around psychological care for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families. We utilize data to assure progress is effectively tracked, analyzed, and communicated between the family, doctors, and Behavior Analysts. Our team approach provides support so that children can meet goals in all areas of development.
Meet Our Mission Drivers
Jeff Skibitsky, M.A., BCBA, LBA
Jeffrey William Skibitsky (Jeff), MA, BCBA, LBA, is founder and president of Alternative Behavior Strategies (ABS). Headquartered in Salt Lake City, ABS, an accredited member of Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE), was founded in 2011 and has grown to become a leading provider of services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Today, the company has locations in California, Utah and North Carolina. It works with a team of more than 500 clinicians across multiple sites and clinics. As president, Mr. Skibitsky oversees all clinical initiatives for the company, including service delivery, recruitment and training for members of the behavior intervention team.
A BHCOE Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Mr. Skibitsky has been very active in the autism community for almost two decades, holding numerous positions on various committees and boards. He is a strong advocate for people with ASD and is a nationally recognized expert on treatments for children with ASD, regularly conducting workshops and presentations.
Mr. Skibitsky received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2001 and his Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University in Los Angeles in 2008. In 2009, Mr. Skibitsky earned Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification from the BCBA Credentialing Program.
Dr. Natalie Roth, PhD
Natalie Roth, PhD, is Vice President of Clinical Services of Alternative Behavior Strategies (ABS), a leading provider of services to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Dr. Roth is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in childhood neurodevelopment delays. She is a seasoned leader who can be counted on to consistently deliver results.
Dr. Natalie Roth, PhD (2001; Fuller) is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in particularly in childhood neurodevelopment delays. Dr. Roth grew up in Utah and attended the University of Utah. She graduated from the APA approved psychology program at Fuller Theological Seminary following practicum experience at the University of Southern California and an internship at St. John’s Child Development Center in Santa Monica, California. She and her husband returned to the mountains and lifestyle of Salt Lake City in 2002.
A frequent speaker at local conferences, Dr. Roth is also heavily involved in the development of community educational materials.
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