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We Are In This Together

The family unit is the foundation for neurodiverse individuals, which is why we work collaboratively with parents and guardians to understand the unique needs of their child. We focus on managing challenging behaviors, improving skills, and establishing healthy family dynamics through personalized consultations and tailored care plans. 

Watch Brittany Schwesinger, M.Ed, BCBA, COBA, our Coordinator of Behavioral Services & Behavior Analyst, as she gives tips and tricks on how to prepare your families and friends for gatherings when you have a neurodiverse child.

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Care Where You Are

In-Home ABA

In-Home ABA Therapy may help with:

  • Reducing behavior challenges
  • Enhancing communication skills
  • Increasing independence with functional living skills
  • Expanding play and leisure abilities
  • Building meaningful social interactions with the family 
  • Assisting with homework, schedules and leisure activity plans
  • Daily Living Skills

In-Home Consultation

  • Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) for families and direct care staff
  • Discover parent/guardian goals and evaluate needs
  • Provide interactive feedback and training to help families manage challenging behaviors and establish desired results
  • Assistance with homework, schedules, and leisure activity plans
  • Suggestions for creating a home environment to facilitate child success

Success at School

  • Individual Education Programs (IEPs): goal formulation, teaching plans, data tracking and analysis procedures
  • Assist with the transition to a new school with social stories, on site visits, and gradual exposure
  • Help with setup of the home environment for school success with a homework space, material bins, and a proven rewards system for hard work
  • Training executive functioning skills at home to help with homework management, chore management, and leisure skills

Community Outings

Instruction in natural environments allows the opportunity for:

  • Experiencing new places such as stores, parks, restaurants, etc.
  • Learning community social skills
  • Practicing behavioral strategies in various locations
  • Advocating for sensory breaks
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Empowering the Individual

With the goal of working towards independence and enhanced outcomes, our team establishes personalized teaching plans based on each individual’s specific needs.

Social Skills

We provide social skills and instructions the individual can apply in the classroom and other social settings:

  • Maintaining personal space
  • Determining the importance of a problem
  • Being a flexible thinker
  • Giving and taking
  • Resolving conflict

The goal of our social skills instruction is to work towards independence with self-monitoring. 

Daily Living Skills

We help foster independence through visual schedules for tasks such as hygiene, household chores, packing personal belongings, or other skills that promote independence.

Adult Autonomy

We guide your loved one towards independent living by teaching skills such as managing a budget, shopping for items, using public transportation, and maintaining personal living spaces.

Meet our Behavior Analysts

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Brittany Schwesinger, M.Ed, BCBA, COBA
Coordinator of Behavioral Services & Behavior Analyst

Brittany Schwesinger is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Certified Ohio Behavior Analyst, and licensed Intervention Specialist. She has a Bachelor's of Science in Education from Miami University and a Master's of Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from Arizona State University. Brittany has ten years of experience working with individuals with disabilities ages 5-22 in the school, clinic, home and community settings. Prior to joining Frazier Behavioral Health, Brittany worked as the Clinical Director at New Story Schools. Brittany began her career at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism as a Classroom Behavior Therapist, Coordinating Teacher, and Coordinator of Educational Services. 

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Alyssa Crawford, M.Ed, BCBA, COBA
Behavior Analyst

Alyssa Rafoth is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and licensed Intervention Specialist. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Mount Union and a Masters in Arts from Ball State University. Alyssa has over seven years of experience working with children with disabilities ranging in a variety of skill levels. Alyssa previously worked for the Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism as a Classroom Behavior Therapist.

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Emily Brindza, M.Ed, BCBA, COBA
Behavior Analyst

Emily Brindza is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Intervention Specialist. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Ohio University and her Master's degree from the University of Cincinnati. Emily has 7 years of experience as an intervention specialist and began her career in the Bedford City School District. In her previous role, she worked with elementary-aged students with disabilities in a self-contained classroom.

Ashley Berman
Ashley Berman, MA, BCBA, COBA
Behavior Analyst

Ashley Berman is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in the greater Cleveland area.  Ashley has been working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis for 9 years and has experience in a variety of settings, including residential, in-patient, school- and home-based behavior therapy.  She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Master of Arts degree in Special Education (Behavior Disorders track), and completed her Behavior Analysis coursework at the Florida Institute of Technology.  She is also a certified PEERS provider.  Ashley's areas of focus are supervision, caregiver teaching, reduction of severe/dangerous behaviors, functional communication teaching, and working with teens and adults.  

Funding Options

  • In-network

    Our clinicians are in-network with Aetna, Anthem, CareSource, Cigna, Cigna Medical, Cleveland Clinic Employee Health Plan, Evernorth, Medical Mutual, Optum, and United Healthcare for ABA and Psychology. We will contact your insurance provider for prior authorization to determine your out-of-pocket costs due at the time of your appointment.