Closed Saturdays & Sundays
Bentonville, AR 72712
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Inner Circle Bentonville
1807 SW Regional Airport Blvd
Bentonville, AR 72712
Meet our Operations Director
Operations Director - Bentonville
Lexie is the Operations Director for the Bentonville, AR location. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Arkansas. Her personal experience and connection to individuals with special needs drew her to the ABA field. She started her career as an RBT and quickly found her passion for the field through direct therapy. As she grew in the field, she pivoted to operations and discovering new ways to continue making a difference in the lives of children with autism. She strives to lead with ethical values and quality of care for clients and families at the forefront. She believes nothing is more rewarding than equipping a child with the tools they need and watching them flourish.
Her hobbies include gardening and taking care of her plants, hiking and walking with her two dogs, reading, exploring the great outdoors, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Clinic design features
We believe that the right environment can make all the difference in a child's therapy journey. That's why we've created a welcoming and supportive space where your child can thrive. We've carefully designed our centers with features that are tailored to meet the needs of your child while also maximizing learning opportunities.
Gross motor exploration
School readiness classroom
Your questions answered
What is ABA?
ABA therapy is a research-based therapy approach that helps children with Autism and other developmental disorders learn important new skills while working through everyday barriers, social difficulties and challenging behaviors.
A Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) will develop a unique treatment plan for your child through formal assessment as well as through an in-depth interview with you and/or your family. A therapist (Registered Behavior Technician) will work with your child one-on-one or in small groups to teach a variety of skills and positive behaviors such as communication, social awareness, positive peer interactions, academic engagement, self-care skills, play skills and more.
ABA therapy is also proven to be effective in working through behaviors such as tantrums, bed-wetting, feeding problems, aggression, self-injury, and other destructive or dangerous behaviors.
Effective ABA therapy is not a "one size fits all" approach and should never feel as such. In order to achieve a truly individualized treatment plan, A BCBA will customize the intervention to each child's skills, needs, interests and preferences. This means that an ABA program for one child may look completely different from another child's.
The goal of ABA therapy is to help your child learn new skills and be able to do more things on their own.
What services do you provide?
How much does ABA therapy cost?
We are dedicated to helping you navigate the sometimes-challenging world of insurance. Prior to starting services, we will verify that your child’s insurance covers ABA therapy and determine any out-of-pocket cost that you may be responsible for. The cost of ABA therapy can vary as each insurance plan has different coverage and benefits.
What insurance plans are accepted?
We make every effort to accept as many insurances as possible. Listed below are the insurance companies that we are currently accepting (in network with), however please note that if your child’s insurance is not listed, there is still a possibility that we can work to get coverage for your child through out of network benefits or enrollment in state programs.
Insurances Accepted (subject to change):
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- AR Medicaid (Arkansas)
- AR Medicaid Passe Groups-Arkansas (Empower, AR Total Care, CareSource, Summit Community Care)
- Soonercare (Oklahoma Medicaid)
What are your hours of operation?
We provide services Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
We currently offer a variety of scheduling options that are designed to meet the unique needs of each family. We will work with you to select between a 5 day (M-F), 3 day (M,W,F) or 2 day (T,TH) schedule as well as to determine which program option below best suits your child’s needs.
- Full Day: 8am-400pm
- ½ Day Morning: 8am-12pm
- ½ Day Afternoon: 1pm-4:30pm
Are there any requirements to start ABA services?
The diagnostic report must include scored assessments that support a diagnosis of Autism and in some cases, additional primary care documentation is also required.