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Learn more about our Centers located at:

  • 7090 Samuel Morse Dr., Ste. 100 Columbia, MD 21046
  • 7175 Columbia Gateway Dr., Ste. 100 Columbia, MD 21046
  • 258 Najoles Rd, Millersville, MD 21108
  • 7300 Calhoun Place, Derwood, MD 20855

Verbal Beginnings Centers (VBC’s) house our early intervention services, feeding therapy, and social skills programs, as well as family education workshops and parents’ night out. Our Centers offer an enriched social environment with highly trained RBTs and BCBAs. 1:1 support is provided for both individualized therapy as well as support during group instruction.

At our Centers, peer interaction is incorporated into each child’s treatment plan. The availability of social opportunities with peers promotes critical skills necessary for children to excel independently in a variety of social settings.

Caregiver collaboration is an integral part of each child’s progress. BCBAs meet with each family regularly to share progress and discuss ways to generalize treatment in the home.

Verbal Beginnings Centers offer a unique opportunity for each child to work with dedicated RBTs, BCBAs and Program Coordinators. This team approach provides the foundation for your child to generalize new skills.

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What’s it Like Inside a VB Center?

Want to take a 3D virtual tour of our amazing center? Just click below and have a look around our Columbia, MD Center to see what it’s like to be inside!

See our Centers in Action!

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Early Intervention Services Near You!

Whether you live in Howard County or Anne Arundel County, MD, our Centers are centrally located to make your travel as easy as possible! The first thing you’ll notice is that we really designed every space around our kiddos. From our lobby and waiting area to our enclosed outdoor playgrounds, our Centers are built from scratch to support the kind of ABA therapy for children at the highest standard.

Be Our Guest!

When you come for a tour (or take the virtual tour here on our site), what will you notice about our space? Well, if you’re in our Columbia, MD Center you’ll be able to see our dedicated feeding wing featuring individual rooms, kitchen area, and parent areas for observing treatment in action. In all our Centers you’ll see our open, spacious (and fun) classrooms, color-coded and matched up with some amazing animal murals! After passing through our secure entry/exit you’ll be out in one of our enclosed playgrounds where we work kiddos on all things physical, outdoor, and fun. Back inside you’ll be able to see an indoor gym space, additional classrooms, conference center, and parent consultation rooms, every inch designed to help all of us create the kind of parent/therapist partnership that translates into powerful results for your child!

Whether you’re looking for early intervention, kindergarten preparation, help with picky eating, or guidance on treatment for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, our Centers are designed to meet your needs. How can we help you?

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Social Beginnings

Designed for children who display minimal behavior challenges, but need assistance in social awareness and developing age appropriate social skills.

Healthy Beginnings

Designed for children showings signs of food selectivity. Parent training is incorporated and treatment is generalized to the home environment.

Early Intervention

Designed to develop fundamental skills necessary to succeed in a classroom-based setting, peer interaction and cooperative play.

Not all services are available at every Center. Simply reach out to our team and we’ll help answer all your questions about our locations!