Month: March 2020

Helping children with autism reach their full potential

Hi-5 Welcomes MaryAnn Tello from Laredo Texas

Hi-5 ABA Welcomes Mary Ann Tello of Laredo, Texas

In Laredo, Texas, the Rio Grande divides many families; half of a family may live in Texas, while the other half lives in Mexico.  Though that divides many, developmental disabilities and autism also isolate families from their loved ones.  Mary Ann Tello—a BCBA in Laredo—empathizes with those families’ pain and wants to help.  For years she fought for families as the local Advocacy Ambassador for Autism Speaks and helped further ABA in the school system.  She is now an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) service provider with her own Hi-5 ABA franchise!
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Note from Hi-5 ABA’s President

A Note from David Maddox, J.D., President of Hi-5 ABA

The Chinese symbol for “crisis” is a combination of two words–“danger” and “opportunity.”  We’ve suffered a health and economic crisis for several months now, with more trouble and uncertainty ahead.  Much conversation centers on various dangers, but let’s not neglect the inherent opportunities–opportunities which cannot only mitigate dangers, but also potentially leap-frog the chaos into a better situation than existed before the crisis.
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Common Start-Up Mistakes

Common Start-Up Mistakes

What assistance does a BCBA need to launch an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) practice?  While ABA has proven itself to be a necessary offering in the healthcare industry, a company still needs more than a demand for services to succeed.  In this article, we share research conducted by CBInsights on over 100 organizations about the twenty most common reasons that start-up companies failed.  We then show how Hi-5 ABA can offer solutions to help mitigate those pitfalls.
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Welcome Michelle Hickman BCBA

Hi-5 ABA Welcomes Michelle Hickman

Hi-5 ABA welcomes Michelle Hickman.  Michelle offers in-home ABA services to children with autism and related developmental disabilities.

Many BCBAs call rural towns “home,” but they take jobs in the suburbs or city because that’s where ABA businesses are predominantly located.  But, there are still many underserved families in the country who would benefit from ABA services.  Michelle Hickman is offering precisely that to families in Seymour, Indiana.  She opened her own Hi-5 ABA franchise so that she could provide ABA services to children in her hometown.
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