Applied Behavioral Concepts, LLC

Specializing in intervention services for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.

Mission Statement

Applied Behavioral Concepts strives to improve the quality of life for those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and their caregivers.  Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is utilized to support evidence-based treatments focusing on increasing communication, developing social and play skills, and replacing challenging behaviors.  Applied Behavioral Concepts creates highly individualized programs, and provides direct in-home services in the Portland, Oregon area. 

A little bit about me...I began my professional career as a certified Montessori teacher. I left my teaching career to return to graduate school while working with a non-profit providing ABA services to children.  After obtaining my masters degree in Special Education, I began taking ABA coursework through the Florida Institute of Technology. I completed my supervised experience providing ABA therapy in both home and classroom settings. Upon successful completion of my board exam, I started a small business to continue to provide services to the autism community. I enjoy creating individualized programs tailored to meet each client's specific needs. My work is truly a labor of love and each day brings a smile to my face as I strive to improve the quality of life for those diagnosed with ASD and their caretakers. 

"Where there is love there is life."   ~Mahatma Ghandi

Amanda Melby, BCBA                                                               
Phone (503) 660-8219                                                                                                                                       
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