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Direct Therapist - Wilmington, MA

Direct Therapist - Wilmington, MA

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THE MAY CENTER FOR ABA SERVICES in Wilmington, Mass is currently seeking compassionate and dedicated Full-Time Direct Behavior Therapist who want to make a positive difference in the lives of children ages 3–10 with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). You will be trained in state-of-the-art instruction based on the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) and receive supervision from an experienced Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Staff will work 1:1 with children with an autism diagnosis to increase skill deficits in the areas of communication, social skills, independent play, self-help, and academics. The program will run similar to a typical school day or preschool program with small and large group activities, as well as 1:1 instruction, gross motor, and art activities.


  • Implement specially designed programs that include developing academic skills, play skills, daily living skills and communication and social skills
  • Record data and document of how each child responds to their programs, their behavior and their progress each day; share with supervisor weekly
  • Graph data to illustrate child progress over time
  • Submit narrative reports of each session and hours worked every day
  • Attend staff meetings as scheduled


  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Early Childhood Development or related field 
  • ABA experience preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working with children; experience working with children who have developmental disabilities preferred
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to interact with children, i.e. running and implementing physical intervention strategies if necessary
  • Comfortable working with children who display behavior problems
  • Understanding of proper professional and communication boundaries in terms of families and supervisors
  • Ability to defer to supervisors in program development, modification and report writing as appropriate