Archives for May 2011

Behavior Analysis Positions at Milestones Behavior Consulting (Birmingham)

Milestones Behavior Consulting, llc

Now Hiring BCBA’s and BCaBA’s

Milestones Behavior Consulting, LLC provides ABA therapy and behavior analytic services to children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities in Birmingham, AL and surrounding areas including Montgomery. Milestones also contracts with school systems state-wide to provide ABA training to teachers and staff in the general and special education classroom settings. Our mission is to provide the most effective and ethical application of Applied Behavior Analysis. We rely on empirically based interventions and continuous data collection on each child’s progress. We are committed to the promotion of the rights of Children with Autism and other Developmental Disabilities and their families and we value client quality over quantity.

We provide the following services for every client tailored to meet their individual needs:

Skill Assessment: ABLLS, VBMAPP
Functional Behavior Assessment
Functional Analysis
Behavior Intervention Plan (Reduction)
Behavior Intervention Plan (Skill Acquisition)
Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Development

Self Stimulatory Behavior
Aggressive Behavior
Toilet Training
Self Help/Daily Living Skills
Verbal Behavior (Language/Communication)
Parent Training
Sibling Training
Teacher Training

All therapy sessions are conducted by a BCBA or BCaBA unless a Bachelor/Master level therapist working toward certification is requested and approved. Rates vary and are very competitive. Individual health insurance plans are available for full-time employees. Therapy sessions may be conducted in the home, at school (with administrative permission), in the community, or in any other approved location based on the child’s specific needs. We also contract with public and private schools. Weekly service recommendations shall be determined at the completion of the initial assessment. Parent training is required at least 4 hours per month in order to assure consistency with behavior plans. We are a Tricare ECHO approved provider.

For more information please visit or to inquire about employment/contractor positions with Milestones, please contact Ashlie Grill, MS, BCBA at (850)221-0924 or

Note: ALABA does not endorse any particular company/service provider.

Call for Papers for ALABA Convention

Click here for the Call for Papers for the Fall 2011 ALABA Convention in Birmingham.  Please note that the submission deadline is July 1, 2011.

ALABA T-Shirt Design & Slogan Contest

ALABA requests your assistance in designing our new T-shirt and slogan!

Guidelines and Restrictions

  • Contest open to all ALABA members (at least one designer must be an ALABA member)
  • Design/slogan must be your original, unpublished work
  • Additionally, the design should:
    • Be suitable for the front of a t-shirt
    • Use a maximum of 3 colors
    • Be a maximum of 10 in x 10 in
    • Be sent as a PDF or JPEG file (the winner may be contacted for additional formats if necessary)

Judging and Prizes

  • The top 3 designs will be selected by the ALABA Executive Committee and members will vote for their favorite design out of these 3 online until August 19, 2011
  • The winner will be announced on September 1, 2011
  • T-shirts with the winning design will be available for purchase at ALABA’s 20th Annual Convention in Birmingham on October 5-7, 2011
  • Prizes:
    • 1st place will receive a free t-shirt and 50% off 2011 ALABA membership
    • 2nd place will receive 25% off 2011 ALABA membership
    • 3rd place will receive 15% off 2011 ALABA membership

Deadline: July 1, 2011

Click here for the full submission form.