The Little Star Difference

Why Choose Little Star Jax?

  • BCBA’s (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) and/or BCaBA’s (Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst) on site daily for program oversight and supervision
  • 41 week school year or year-round school options available
  • Full-time and part-time options available
  • 1:1, 2:1, and 6:2 ratios available
  • In school for more than an additional week compared to Duval County Public Schools and many private schools
  • Unique “academic summer camp” program offered to students who attend during the school year which allows students to continue working on entirely individualized maintenance programs to combat regression during the 8 weeks of summer; includes field trips to work on functional skills in the community
  • Individualized acquisition programs that are developmentally and functionally appropriate
    • language and communication goals
    • academics
    • social skills
    • play skills
  • Emphasis on educational, functional, and communicative skills
  • Complete individual assessments using VB-MAPP, ABLLS-R, and/or AFLS
  • iPads used for supplemental instruction and reinforcement
  • Weekly staff training in ABA/VB methodologies
  • Several staff members are Professional Crisis Management (PCM) certified to ensure student safety
  • Behavior Management for mild-to-severe behavioral concerns
    • Self-injurious behavior
    • Physical aggression
    • Property destruction
    • tantrums
    • task refusal/non-compliance
    • elopement (i.e. running away)
    • PICA (eating non-edible items)
    • Food refusal
    • Self-stimulation
  • Affordable education: low tuition rates compared to other ABA-based schools in the surrounding area
  • Approved McKay Scholarship and Personal Learning Scholarship participants
  • Approved Specialized Instructional Services (SIS) providers
  • Tuition discounts for outstanding fundraising efforts
  • Active members of the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis
  • Half-day Early Intervention program
  • Toilet Training
  • Open door policy allows parents to be active participants in their child’s educational program
  • Video recorded ABA sessions sent home monthly