Verbal Beginnings

Changing lives. One child at a time. One professional at a time.

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Promoting Continuous


Compassionate Care Through
Effective Treatment

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Commitment to
Best Practice

The Verbal Beginnings family is expanding! New Beginnings provides diagnostic services to children ages 18 months and up to assess for Autism Spectrum Disorder and other diagnoses. Services will begin November 12, 2018. Fill out our screening form to reserve an appointment in advance.

An Applied Behavior Analysis Company

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With the belief that each child can learn, Verbal Beginnings promotes independence and improves the quality of life for children with developmental disabilities through a custom treatment approach based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. Through a team-based approach, Verbal Beginnings creates a supportive and resourceful environment, providing ongoing opportunities for professional growth and advancement. The comprehensive focus on clients and professionals provides Verbal Beginnings with the resources necessary to bring families the life changing services from highly trained teams of ABA professionals.

ABA Services

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Behavior Management

Plans are developed to reduce problem behaviors and teach new positive behaviors.

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Children are taught to verbally communicate using effective communication strategies.

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Both self-feeding and food selectivity are addressed to increase mealtime independence and expand the variety of foods eaten.

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Self-Help Skills

Children are taught to independently complete daily living skills such as toileting, hand-washing, tooth-brushing and a variety of chores.

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Social Skills

Children participate in an engaging social curriculum with similarly aged peers to learn and develop important social skills.

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School Consultation

Our Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) collaborate with each child’s school to ensure generalization of programming across multiple environments.

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Programs

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Early Beginnings

An early intervention program designed to develop fundamental skills necessary to succeed in a classroom-based setting, peer interaction and coordinated play.


In-Home Therapy

Verbal Beginnings provides home-based ABA therapy to families throughout Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Washington D.C.


Center-Based Therapy

The Verbal Beginnings Center offers families a highly effective and affordable ABA-based Early Intervention program in Columbia, MD that promotes socialization among peers.


Social Beginnings

The Social Beginnings program is a year-round social skills program designed to provide an engaging curriculum for each child’s individual needs while being delivered in a group setting.


Healthy Beginnings

A rigorous feeding program to expand variety of food and work on appropriate mealtime behavior.

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New Beginnings

New Beginnings provides diagnostic services for children ages 18 months and up to assess for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Impact a Life – Make a Difference

Working at Verbal Beginnings is more than just a job. It’s a meaningful career that gives you the power to change the course of a child’s life. By effectively implementing the strategies based on the principles of ABA, you can unlock potential and maximize capabilities; your hard work makes a meaningful difference.


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Contact Verbal Beginnings Today!

Together, we can discuss your child’s potential.