October/November 2015

In This Issue
Center Informational Meetings for BACA Parents:

BACA 1: Nov. 2nd, 3:30-4:30 pm
BACA Prep: Nov. 2nd, 3:30-4:30 pm
BACA Z: Nov. 9th, 3:30-4:30 pm
BACA Hart: Nov. 16th, 6:30-7:30 pm

*We are currently working on the 2016 calendar, so stay tuned!

Interested in 
taking a tour?
Email family coordinator
 Colin Clayton
 to schedule: 

The Behavior Analysis Center for Autism has four locations:


BACA 111902 Lakeside Drive, 
Fishers, IN 46038; 317-288-5232
BACA Prep9929 E. 126th St., 
Fishers, IN 46038; 317-436-8961
BACA Z6704 Central Blvd.
Zionsville, IN 46077; 
BACA Hart53633 County 
Road 7,  Elkhart, IN 46514; 

Current BACA Parents:

Reminder: Please make sure to call your center's main line if/when your child will be absent - preferably by 7:30 am.


Nov. 12-13, 2015

BACA Prep's Clinical Director, Qusayy Godbolt, will be speaking on:

"The Efficacy of Behavior Support Plans: An Evaluation of Behavior Support Plans Emphasizing Professional Team Collaboration, Social Validity, and Treatment Integrity" 
World Class Therapy 

BACA Atlas, located at BACA Z in Zionsville, is an intensive therapy clinic that provides families access to renowned behavior analysts and therapy services. Families that are seeking a direction for their child now have the opportunity to engage in a clinic that creates programs to be implemented at home. The staff assesses skills, provides therapy and trains the family, caregivers and therapy team. The clinic sessions are based on your child's needs, your schedule and your budget.
For more information about this program, contact 
Ann Dorlet at adorlet@thebaca.com


About BACA     


The Behavior Analysis Center for Autism (BACA) uses the principles and procedures of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to teach language, social, self-help, academic, daily living and life skills to children and young adults with autism and related disorders throughout Indiana. BACA is committed to the continuous education and training of its staff by hosting regular seminars and training sessions from its esteemed clinical team. 


Call 317-436-8961
for more
information today!






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In this issue of the October/November newsletter ,
BACA looks forward to sharing lots of news, tips and updates with you from the 
Behavior Analysis Centers for Autism. 
Thanks, and enjoy!

All BACA locations will be closed     
Nov. 26-27 for Thanksgiving.


Free Opportunity for Parents

BACA has a not for profit that raises money for ABA research and parents that utilize ABA. BACA Charities will pay for two parents to attend the upcoming  HABA Conference October 23 and/or October 24, 2015, at the Indianapolis Convention Center. First come, first serve! 

If interested, you can email (NOT CALL) me at  scox@thebaca.com. This gives us the time stamp we need to be fair. I look forward to hearing from you!

Kind regards,

Sarah Cox
Behavior Analysis Center for Autism

You can view the conference program here:
(Several staff from BACA are involved in this year's conference!)

Sensory Sensitive Movie Day 

Do you live near the Mishawaka area? There's a sensory sensitive movie opportunity coming your way!
Tickets are $1.90 per person for this sensory sensitive showing of "Inside Out!"

When: Saturday, Oct. 24th, 10 am
Where: Cinemark Movies 6, 6424 N. Grape Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545

Sleep Difficulties in Children With Autism

Please RSVP by emailing Sarah at scox@thebaca.com or calling 317-436-8961. Respite care will be provided, so please make note if you'll be bringing your children. 

Are you interested in learning more about vocational rehabilitation? Brittany Hayden, a vocational rehabilitation counselor from Muncie, will be at Prep from 5-6 pm that evening. Feel free to come early to ask her questions! 
Additional Upcoming Events:

Sun., Oct. 25th, 2-5 pm: Pumpkins & Hayrides in Zionsville Lions Park (Zionsville) 

Thurs., Oct. 29th, 5:30-7 pm: Annual Boone Village Halloween Party (Zionsville) 

Sat., Oct. 31st, 12-2 pm: Halloween in the Museum (Shipshewana) 

Thurs., Nov. 5th, 10:30 am-10 pm: City BBQ Fundraiser for BACA Charities (Fishers)

Fri., Nov. 6th: Youth Fun Night and Teen Karaoke Night  (Carmel)
The healthcare market opens on November 1st and runs through January 31st, 2016.  The open market, through the Affordable Care Act, allows you to purchase a policy for your whole family or a single person.  This is a very useful period for those that do not currently have coverage for ABA therapy.  The open market would allow you to select a policy that is inclusive of ABA in order to obtain services.  Please feel free to contact Colin Clayton with questions.  Important dates for the open market are as follows:
  • November 1, 2015: Open Enrollment starts - first day you can enroll in a 2016 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage can start as soon as January 1, 2016.
FYI:  Plans and prices for 2016 will be available by late October.
  • December 15, 2015: Last day to enroll in or change plans for new coverage to start January 1, 2016.
  • January 1, 2016: 2016 coverage starts for those who enroll or change plans by December 15.
  • January 15, 2016: Last day to enroll in or change plans for new coverage to start February 1, 2016.
  • January 31, 2016: 2016 Open Enrollment ends. Enrollments or changes between January 16 and January 31 take effect March 1, 2016.