ABS: West Chester

Education and Treatment Programs for Autism
and Related Disabilities in the West Chester / Mason, Ohio Area.
Applied Behavioral Services has expanded and we now have a new location in West Chester / Mason area! Our mission is to provide comprehensive and research based treatment to individuals on the autism spectrum through center and home-based therapy. ABS strives to increase the communication, social, and academic skills of individuals on the autism spectrum.

Our West Chester / Mason location embodies the ABS standard of providing the most intensive and comprehensive learning environment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder / Asbergers Syndrome. With ABS, you can rest assured your child gets the customized and personalized treatment and education they deserve.

ABS West Chester employs a dedicated team of specialized professionals, including 4 BCBA’s and 4 BCaBA’s that provide both center-based and community services. We also have a licensed speech therapist, an occupational therapist, social workers, and a music therapist. All behavior technicians working with our clients have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field and complete an intensive 2 week training in Applied Behavior Analysis. All BCBA’s are licensed as COBA’s with the Ohio Board of Psychology, and are under the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

  • Small Group Classrooms (based on individual needs)
  • 1:1 ABA Therapy Sessions
  • Home & Center-Based Consultative Services Provided by a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Social Skills Groups
  • Employment and Job Training
  • Assessments
  • Case Management for Parents and Guardians
  • Health and Sexual Education to Promote Safety and Understanding
  • Speech Therapy
  • Social Work and Counseling Services
  • Music Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
Lori Watson
Executive Director
Michele LaMarche
Executive Director, BCBA
Alicia Cachat
M.Ed., BCBA, Director
Amanda Henne BCBA
BCBA, Clinic Manager
Lora Short
BCaBA, Intervention Specialist, Clinical Supervisor

ABS West Chester: 2019—2020 Calendar

1-16, Summer Break (closed)
2, Labor Day (closed)


Inservice October 4 (no student services)
31, Happy Halloween
27-29, Thanksgiving Break (closed)
20, Staff In-Service
December 23-January 3, Winter Break (closed)
1-6, Closed Winter Break
20, Closed MLK day


20, Staff In-Service
10, Spring Break day
17, Spring Break day
15, (closed) Staff In-service 25, Memorial Day (closed)
26, Staff In-Service, Summer break June 29 and June 30