Autism Behavior Services, Inc. (ABSI) is proud to provide Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in Washington. ABSI specializes in providing researched based ABA treatment in both 1:1 therapy and social skills. Our talented team serves Pierce, King, and Thurston County. ABSI was founded in California by Dr. Rosa Patterson in 2010 and we are excited to offer services in the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Patterson developed Let’s Learn About Friends and Feelings (Let’s L.A.F.F.™), a social group that promotes the social-emotional and behavioral growth of individuals affected by an Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Our Tacoma office is coordinated by Claire Norris. Claire has a General Education teaching credential, is a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Washington, and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has over 4 years of experience working under Dr. Patterson and the clinical director Natalie Taguchi-Solorio in the clinic, community, home, and school settings. Claire has experience in Discrete Trial Training, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Natural Environment Training, and Pivotal Response Training (PRT).