Summer & Winter Programs

Beyond the BASICS provides a three-week summer intensive social skills program and four-day winter program for youth who are receiving regular services through BASICS ABA Therapy, LLC. All activities during the programs accommodate students who are emerging, advanced, or inconsistently performing the skill(s) being practiced each week. We combine outdoor recreational activities with behavioral and therapeutic programming to teach and reinforce positive social skills and behaviors.

Summer Intensive Social Skills Program

Beyond the Basics is an intensive ABA social skills program. Classes will be staffed with Registered Behavior Technicians and supervised by a BCBA. Morning and afternoon session schedules are staffed with at least 1 lead teacher and 2 assistants:

Morning Schedule

  • 9:00-9:30: Free Play/Free Time
  • 9:30-10:00: Circle Time/Group
  • 10:00-10:30: Social Skills Lesson #1
  • 10:30-11:30: Community (Time to practice Social Skills Lesson)
  • 11:30-Noon: Facilitated Play
  • Noon-12:30: *Lunch (Free lunch at Turkey Thicket)

Afternoon Schedule

  • 12:30-1:00: Free Play
  • 1:00-1:30: Circle Time/Group
  • 10:00-10:30: Social Skills Lesson #2
  • 2:00-3:00: Community (Time to practice Social Skills Lesson)
  • 3:00-3:30: Facilitated Play
*Please note that due to health concerns, all participants must bring a prepared lunch and 1 snack.
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2018 Offerings
  • July 31 - Aug 4: Playing Games with Others
  • Aug 7 - Aug 11: Feelings
  • Aug 14 - Aug 18: Making Conversation

Some insurance plans will cover some of the cost of the program. Contact us for more information about insurance coverage.

  • Morning Session
• $425 / week
• $400 / week early bird*

  • Afternoon Session
• $425 / week
• $400 / week early bird*

* Early bird special ends May 31st


More detailed information will be provided to families once they express interest in the program.
If you are interested in your child participating, please contact our scheduling specialist, Christina Caballero at and your child's supervisor. We look forward to a fun winter break!
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Winter Break Community Outing Program

This is an exciting time of year in the city and we are so excited to bring you our Winter Break Community Outing Program! This program has activities planned for all age levels and helps target social interaction and play skills with peers.

This four-day program will be community-based and consist of student trips each day.
Student trips may include
  • DC Scavenger Hunt
  • Zoo Lights
  • Museums
  • In case of inclement weather there will be interactive activities in the office

Students will meet at the office at 9am and must be picked up by 3:30pm. Students will also need a bag lunch and metro fare. If you are interested in your child participating, please contact our scheduling

Questions About Services?

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Interested in services?


  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup
  • CareFirst/PRN/Par Network
  • CareFirst/BlueChoice Network
  • Kaiser
  • Magellan Complete Care of Virginia
  • Strong Start/ DCEIP
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare (OptumHealth/GEHA)

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