ABA in the Home

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When going into a family’s home for the first time, I talk to the parents about what they are currently having challenges with and what they would like for their child to learn. Sometimes if I am able to, I try to observe these behaviors to help me gain a better understanding of what is occurring at… Read more »

Autism Diagnostic Process

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June 28th, 5:30-6:30 pm 6704 Central Blvd., Zionsville, IN 46077 Register here!   – Helping families to better understand acquiring or ruling out a diagnosis of autism – We understand that the process of determining whether or not your child has autism can be daunting and draining on parents and caregivers. BACA has partnered with… Read more »

Summer 2018 Marketing Internship

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The Behavior Analysis Center for Autism is seeking an enthusiastic summer intern to work side-by-side with our Director of Marketing. Will that be you?! Internship Details

WIBA 2018: Save the date!

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Save the date! #WIBA2018 will be taking place March 22-23, 2018, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN! We’re excited to share this video that showcases our most recent WIBA Conference. Thanks to everyone that helped make the event a great one and we look forward to seeing you all next… Read more »

BACA is Hiring!

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We are hiring at our BACA Prep (Fishers), BACA Z (Zionsville) and BACA Hart (Elkhart) locations. Please apply at http://thebaca.com/career-opportuni…. The Behavior Analysis Center for Autism (BACA) was founded in 2009 under the direction of Dr. Carl Sundberg, BCBA-D. Services are based on principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, more specifically B.F. Skinner’s analysis of Verbal… Read more »

Dr. Carl Sundberg to Present at HABA 2016

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Dr. Carl Sundberg, BCBA-D, will be presenting at this year’s Hoosier Association for Behavior Analysis Conference. The presentation is titled “Maintaining Skill Repertoires Taught to Individuals with Autism” and will be taking place on Sat., Oct. 15th, 10-10:50 am, in Wabash Ballroom 1 of the Indianapolis Convention Center.   Registration can be found here: http://hoosieraba.com/ The full… Read more »

Dr. Carl Sundberg to Present at Michigan Autism Conference 2016

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Dr. Carl Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D, will be presenting at this year’s Michigan Autism Conference! Thursday, Sept. 15th, 1-2:20 pm, Arcadia Ballroom Carl Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D (Behavior Analysis Center for Autism) Teaching in the Natural Environment Teaching in the natural environment can be difficult but is critical. This is one of the areas that parents, behavior… Read more »

Congrats to WMU’s Dr. Poling on Receiving International Humanitarian Award

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A note from BACA’s Dr. Carl Sundberg:   I would like to congratulate Dr. Alan Poling for receiving this year’s International Humanitarian Award from the American Psychological Association.  I am very proud to say that Dr. Poling was an academic advisor of mine at Western Michigan University.  I took six classes from Dr. Poling, worked… Read more »

BACA Charities to Sponsor Activity Tent at FFF

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BACA Charities will be providing an opportunity for children with sensory issues to enjoy a fun-filled area at the festival.   BACA Charities will be hosting an activity tent at the 28th Annual Fishers Freedom Festival on Saturday, June 25th, 10:00AM-8:00PM and Sunday, June 26th, 11:00AM-3:30PM and 5:30PM-8:00PM. This will be free of charge to… Read more »

2016 Calendar Announcement

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Staff Development Days and Parent Center Meetings will be announced at a later date. View the website’s calendar for holiday dates in 2016 when the center is closed.

ABAI; BACA’s Representation (May 22-26 in San Antonio, TX)

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ABAI’s 41st Annual Convention Devon Sundberg # 130 Symposium 05/24/2015 BACB CE Offered. CE Instructor: Adam Ventura, M.S. Diagnosing and Treating Ethical Problems in ABA: What they are and how we can address them organizationally. Chair: Jon S. Bailey (Florida State University) Abstract: The dramatic increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum… Read more »

Devon Sundberg Spoke to Students at New Castle High School

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On Feb. 23rd, Devon Sundberg, BACA’s Administrative Director, spoke to the “education career students” at New Castle High School. They learned more about autism, what occurs at BACA and what education is needed to work in the field of ABA. Such a great learning opportunity! Check out this article written by “The Courier Times”: http://www.thecouriertimes.com/news/article_02313638-c120-11e4-bc92-b3e64f0236be.html

Parent Training: Dr. Carl Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D, and Devon Sundberg, M.S., BCBA

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Free Parent Training by Dr. Carl Sundberg and Devon Sundberg  Carl: “Understanding Behavioral Processes for Getting the Best Behavior from Your Child” Devon: “How to Get the Most out of Your NET and Proper Disciplinary Techniques at Home” Respite care provided. Thurs., Feb. 19th, 6-8 pm BACA Prep 9929 E. 126th St., Fishers, IN 46038 Please… Read more »

Dr. Carl Sundberg to Present at Michigan Autism Conference

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Dr. Carl Sundberg will be presenting at the Michigan Autism Conference on Thurs., Sept. 25th! Via MAC’s program: 2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.; Arcadia Ballroom 2 Carl T. Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D (Behavior Analysis Center for Autism) Maintaining Skill Repertoires Taught to Children with Autism There is much more to skill maintenance than conducting maintenance trials…. Read more »

Research Department Update

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Regarding research, we are continuing with the tact-to-mand transfer study. This study involves first teaching 3 enjoyable chains of behavior or activities, teaching tacts for specific items within each activity, testing whether mands for previously tacted items emerge when necessary items are missing, then teaching one mand at a time until new mands begin to… Read more »

Penn State Conference; 2014

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**Blog post by team supervisor Ann Dorlet  I had the pleasure of attending the National Autism Conference at Penn State with some wonderful work colleagues.  The Penn State conference is an intimate affair with some prominent speakers.  Among them were some of our Head Consultants here at BACA.  Dr.’s John and Barb Esch presented on… Read more »

Success in Softball?

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**Blog post by behavior technician Ryan Bable G’Day fellow readers, The softball season has come and gone, and as some of you may have known, or more likely not known, BACA once again had our mostly staff softball team this year. After last years rock-bottom-par performance of 0 wins, we had high hopes as we could only… Read more »

Sporting the Suit!

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**Blog post by BACA parent Suzanne Aaron    We were preparing him for a trip to the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.  This trip was to celebrate my parents’ 55th wedding anniversary over Memorial Day weekend, and this trip was their gift to us and my sister so that we could all spend this happy… Read more »

ABAI 2014: Dr. Carl Sundberg, Dr. Genae Hall and Jennifer Elia

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Via: http://www.abainternational.org/events/program-details/event-detail.aspx Assessing Outcomes of Intensive ABA/Verbal Behavior Therapy for Children with Autism using the VB-MAPP (Dr. Carl T. Sundberg, Dr. Genae Hall and Jennifer Elia) #183 Symposium, 5/25, 11-11:50 am, Abstract: The Behavior Analysis Center for Autism (BACA) will present outcome data for over 40 learners who were assessed and tracked using the VB-MAPP. These… Read more »

Dr. Barb Esch’s Upcoming Workshops: 2014

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Dr. Barb Esch, BCBA, CCC-SLP She will  be providing two workshops at the upcoming ABAI convention on May 23-27.  Workshop #11 Speech Program Development BARBARA E. ESCH (Esch Behavior Consultants, Inc.) Audience: This workshop is appropriate for BACB certificants and licensed psychologists, and anyone who has responsibility for speech development and speech-training programs for individuals… Read more »

“A Day in the Life” – OT/ST at BACA

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Angela Seal, MOT, OTR Our centers are a very unique setting to work in as an Occupational Therapist, as it is essentially an all-day outpatient clinic in a school-like environment.  The clients arrive typically by 8:30 in the morning and leave by 4:30 in the afternoon.  During this time, I set up 3-5, 60-minute treatment… Read more »