Behavior Consultation and Education Services (BCES)

The BCES program offers the services of staff trained in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) methodology and treatment. Board Certified Behavior Analysts and other highly trained staff provide services in school, home and community settings. Staff focus on developing each student’s skills in the area of communication, social/emotional, academics, receptive and expressive language, leisure/play, adaptive behavior and activities of daily living. A strong emphasis is placed on the use of research based ABA strategies including Discrete Trial Teaching (DTI) and Natural Environment Teaching. Staff consult with other service providers to collaborate on goals and programs.

  • BCES staff provide a variety of services, including but not limited to: Functional Behavior Assessments, behavior support plans, DTI, training staff/families, attend TEAM meetings, staff consultation/training on ABA topics, facilitate inclusion, and social skills groups. Home-based services provide training in techniques to teach and manage skills/behaviors at home and community.
  • NRC builds capacity in schools using a tiered staff support model to train classroom in ABA services to best meet students needs and expand the districts’ ability to support students in the least restrictive environment.
  • Assessments may include: Functional Behavior Assessment, Social Skills Assessment, ABBLS, VB-MAPP, classroom assessments. Intensive services include: toilet training, maladaptive behavior management, parent training, community resources/advocacy. Coaching/mentoring include: social skills, transition and future planning, community engagement, college support, using strengths of Asperger’s disorder, organizational skills. Trainings include: whole/small group staff training, 1:1 staff support; BCBA supervision.
School Year - Number of Days: 
183+ as needed
School Year - Hours Per Day: 
Differs per IEP
Summer - Number of Days: 
Differs per IEP
Summer - Hours Per Day: 
Differs per IEP
Therapeutic Services Available: 
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Parent Support Program: ABA consultation in home/community to develop behavior and functional skills.

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Primary Population/Disability: 
Autism, Development Delay
Other Population Served: 
Communication, Development Delay, Emotional, Health, Intellectual, Neurological
Type of Program: 
Ages Served: 
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22+
Grades Served: 
Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Contact Person(s): 
Clarice Doliber
781-878-6056 ext. 107
Varies (School, home and community locations) MA
United States
Massachusetts US