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Optimized Autism Interventions (OAI) provides ABA services in Tolland and Hartford counties. We provide high quality, medically necessary, in-home and clinic based ABA therapy to pediatric patients with autism spectrum disorder. OAI offers a range of services, including Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) and focused ABA treatments. Functional Behavior Analyses and Behavior Intervention Plans are incorporated into all programs when needed. Parent coaching is provided in all programs.

Our Senior Clinical Program Director is Audrey Gifford, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA. Dr. Gifford sees each child regularly and provides direct supervision and parent coaching. She has over 30 years of experience providing high quality ABA to children with autism, including children who were severely affected as well as those who initially presented with milder symptoms. In addition to Dawn Norris, BCBA, our Clinical Program Director, our intern staff have all completed Master’s Degree programs in ABA and are all BCBA candidates. All of our front line staff are qualified as Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs).