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Local Providers of Applied Behavior Analysis Programs

These lists are not a comprehensive listing of all local providers who provide effective treatment of autism or assist families seeking quality, research based ABA programs. Exclusion of a local provider from this list does not necessarily imply non-endorsement by the LA FEAT. The local providers listed below are merely starting points for those seeking information on the effective treatment of autism. Parents and families and others interested in the community are encouraged to conduct their own investigation about providers on these lists and other providers in the community. LA FEAT offers the information in these lists free of charge, as a service to the general public. LA FEAT disclaims and does not make representations, warranties, guarantees or promises on behalf of or for those listed, and assumes no liability nor responsibility for any service or product provided.

ABA BEARS
ABA Behavior Education, Assessment, Research, & Service
Sharon Tsabag-Arbel, PhD, Clinical Director
8780 19th Street, Unit #398
Alta Loma, CA 91701
(888) 618-2327
Fax (888) 918-2327
www.ababears.com
 
ABI
Autism Behavior Intervention
Marla Saltzman, MA, BCBA, Clinical Director
Maureen Moore, MA, BCBA, PPS, Managing Director
17203 Ventura Blvd., Suite 3
Encino , CA 91316
Tel (818) 501-3615
Fax (818) 501-3649
www.TeamABI.com
 
Autism Partnership
Ron Leaf, PhD, Director
John McEachin, PhD, Director
200 Marina Drive, Suite C
Seal Beach, CA 90740
(562) 431-9293
www.autismpartnership.com
 
BECA
Behavioral Education for Children with Autism
Julie Gomez, MA, BCABA, Director
Greg Elsky, PsyD, LMFT, BCBA-D, Director
Krystal Morris, Office Administrator – kmorris@beca-aba.com
369 Van Ness Way #710
Torrance, CA 90501
tel (310) 787-9334
fax (310) 787-8626
www.beca-aba.com
 
Behavior Frontiers
Helen Mader, MA, BCBA, Clinical Director
18726 S. Western Avenue, Suite 408
Gardena, CA 90248
(310) 856-0800
fax (310) 324-3134
www.behaviorfrontiers.com
 
CARD
Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, Founder & Executive Director
(855) 345-2273
www.centerforautism.com
Tarzana:
19019 Ventura Blvd., 3rd Floor
Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 345-2345
Fax (818) 758-8015
Torrance:
20101 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 120
Torrance, CA 90502
(310) 527-7300
Fax (310) 527-7320
 
CUSP
California Unified Service Providers
Eric W. Maier, MA, BCBA, Executive Director
www.cuspautism.com
Los Angeles County:
3868 Carson St. Suite 201
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 792-2877 / (310) 792-CUSP
fax (310) 792-2878
Orange County:
12419 Lewis St #206
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 971-0135
fax (310) 792-2878
 
FirstSteps for Kids
Jennifer Harris, PhD, LMFT, BCBA-D, Executive Director
Lisa Stoddard, MA, BCBA, Executive Clinical Director
2447 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 111
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
(310) 374-3300
Fax (310) 374-3307
www.firststepsforkids.com
 
IABA
Institute for Applied Behavior Analysis
19510 Ventura Blvd, Suite 204
Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 881-1933
www.iaba.com
 
JBA Institute
Janet I. Yi, MS, BCBA, Clinical Director
www.jbainstitute.com
Orange County:
65 Enterprise
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(866) 522-4145
Fax (866) 522-4149
Los Angeles:
21151 S. Western Ave, Suite 246
Torrance, CA 90501
(866) 522-4145
Fax (866) 522-4149
 
Lovaas Institute
Scott Cross, MA, BCBA, Clinical Director
6167 Bristol Pkwy, Suite 130
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 410-4450
Fax (310) 410-4455
www.lovaas.com
 
The Shabani Institute
Daniel B. Shabani, PhD, BCBA-D, Executive Director
(310) 467-8077
Fax (310) 552-5961
info@shabani-institute.org
www.shabani-institute.org
 
Stepping Stones
Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Inc.
Sharon Venezio, MA,BCBA
Regional Manager
21550 Oxnard St, Suite 490
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
tel (818) 835-8980
fax (818) 835-8985
www.steppingstonesca.com

 

Local Providers of Independent Psychological Assessments

Dr. Betty B. Bostani
Clinical Psychologist
12011 W San Vicente Blvd. Suite B-1.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 889-1030
drbostani@msn.com
www.drbettybostani.com
 
BJ Freeman, PhD
Clinical Psychologist, Autism Spectrum Disorders
Professor Emeritus, UCLA School of Medicine
(310) 440-8543
bjf007ca@aol.com
 
Mary E. Large, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
370 N. Westlake Blvd., #220
Westlake Village, CA 91362
(818) 215-0863
drmaryl@earthlink.net
 
Melanie Lenington, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
11340 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite 320
Los Angeles, CA 90064
tel 310-477-2505
fax 310-477-2502
 
Robin L. Morris, PsyD, MFT
Clinical Psychologist
26440 La Alameda Suite 220
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 351-3770 cell phone
drmorris05@yahoo.com
 
UCLA Autism Evaluation Clinic
300 Medical Plaza, Room 1261
Los Angeles, CA 90095
(310) 794-4008
Ellie Klein, Scheduling

 

Local Special Education Attorneys

The following attorneys have experience with autism and ABA cases, and have been successful in securing 35-40 hour programs through the regional center and/or school district.

Bruce Bothwell
One World Trade Center, Suite 1860
Long Beach, CA 90831
(562) 435-0818
brucebothwell@yahoo.com
 
Heather Boyd
Boyd Law Corporation
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 590-6906
hboyd@autismrecoverylaw.com
www.autismrecoverylaw.com
 
Maureen Graves
18350 Mt. Langley, Suite 207
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Tel: 714-378-5100
Fax: 949-856-0168
maureen@maureengraves.com
 
Marcy Tiffany
Tiffany Law Group, P.C.
23670 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 204
Torrance, CA 90505
(424) 247-8250 x304 fax (424) 247-8257 mobile (310) 748-1332
mtiffany@tiffanylawgroup.com
www.tiffanylawgroup.com
 
Valerie Vanaman
Newman Aaronson Vanaman
14001 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423-3558
(818) 990-7722
vvanaman@navlaw.net
www.navlaw.net
 
Mark Woodsmall
Woodsmall Law Group
2600 Mission Street Suite 200
San Marino, Ca 91108
626-440-0028 fax 626-440-0068
info@woodsmallawgroup.com
www.woodsmalllawgroup.com
 
Steven Wyner
Wyner Law Group, PC
20655 S. Western Avenue, Suite 105
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 961-2877 fax (310) 533-8099
swyner@specialedlaw.org
www.specialedlaw.org
 
The Law Offices of Bonnie Z. Yates
13323 W. Washington Blvd, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 204-6624 fax (310) 204-6674
jennifer@bonniezyates.com
www.bonniezyates.com

 

Local Advocates

The following advocates have experience with autism and ABA cases, and have been successful in representing families against regional centers and/or school districts. Advocates do not possess law degrees and are not authorized to practice law. Fees for advocates are not required to be reimbursed by school districts in due process proceedings.

Carmen Carley
South Bay Child Advocates
1003 Beech Ave
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 951-0774 fax (310) 783-0774
CarmenCarley@gmail.com
www.southbaychildadvocates.com

 

Disclaimer: This is not intended as a complete list of qualified local professionals and/or providers. No promise, guarantee or implied agreement is made as to the quality or appropriateness of services you may or may not obtain from any professional or provider listed herein. This information is provided for informational purposes only and should not be misconstrued as legal, medical, or any other type of professional advice. This information is submitted subject to errors and omissions. Please independently research professionals and service providers carefully before making any decisions concerning your child.

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