ESPA - Early Support Program for Autism

A joint program between Stanford Children’s Health and Children’s Health Council to provide supportive services at no cost to families of individuals with suspected or diagnosed autism.

Please find a summary of provider updates below. ESPA/Stanford/CHC cannot guarantee availability of spots, nor that an agency is the right fit for any particular family. Please reach out to each provider and your health insurance for more details.

Behavioral Treatment & Analysis .Inc

BTA specializes in providing applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy to children with neurodivergent conditions and behavioral disorders. Each client we work with is unique, and their treatment programs reflect that. Our team of clinical experts evaluates clients and develops the best-personalized treatment programs for every child. Clinical programs work on the motor, social, cognitive, and communication skills in order to give our clients and their families the confidence to navigate life.

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At BTA, we pride ourselves on the array of services delivered to our clients. We provide a variety of behavioral health services, based on evidence-based ABA techniques, to children 15 months to 18 years old who are diagnosed with one or more developmental disorders. Our services include:

  • ABA Clinical Assessments
  • ABA Therapy
  • Independent Living Skills Acquisition
  • Community Safety Skills Training
  • Maladaptive Behavioral Reduction Programs
  • Parent and Family Training

We have Centers in Antioch and Walnut Creek. Services provided in the following counties:

  • Santa Clara County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Solano County
  • Napa County
  • Yolo County
  • Marin County

In network with the following insurance companies:

  • Contra Costa Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • Santa Clara Family Health Plan
  • Magellan Health
  • Optum/United Healthcare
  • Partnership HealthPlan of California
  • Valley Health Plan

All services are free of charge to MediCal eligible families.

***We start providing services within an average of 120 days when other institutions take longer, even more than 12 months due to not having availability.


(925) 465-1585

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