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Alternative Behavior Strategies Introduces First Smartphone-based Digital Platform to Assist Autism Therapists
Alternative Behavior Strategies (ABS), a leading provider of services to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), today announced the launch of the ABS Virtual Office, the first smart phone-based platform to connect autism behavioral therapists to the...read more
The number of children being diagnosed with ASD in the United States continues to rise—now 1 in 40, according to the December 2018 issue of Pediatrics. Early diagnosis can make a huge difference and lead to significantly improved outcomes. However, many children with...read more
Alternative Behavior Strategies, (ABS), a leading provider of services to children with autism spectrum disorders, announced today that Natalie Roth, PhD has been appointed Vice President of Clinical Services, a new position within the company. She previously served...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 developmental disabilities and their families. We utilize data to assure progress is effectively tracked, analyzed, and communicated between the family, doctors, and behavioral analysts. Our team approach provides support so that children can meet goals in all areas of development.
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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 300 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
Vice President of Clinical Services
Dr. Natalie Roth,
A frequent speaker at local conferences, Dr. Roth is also heavily involved in the development of community educational materials.
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