Looking for personalized
skills-based support for social skills
and life skills?
Looking to build your independence?
You are in the right place-
Let's get started with
Building Steps Forward
Meet your coach- Janis Krempa, M.Ed, BCBA
Janis Krempa is a board-certified behavior analyst with a background in education and psychology who has been working with students with autism and their families since 1994. She created and led social skills groups for children and young adults on the autism spectrum, focusing on comprehensive social and communication skills- promoting greater independence and active participation at home, in school, and in the community. Janis works very closely with her clients to listen to concerns, find individual strengths, and build skills to foster independence and build skills for success- as defined by the client and his/her family.
Janis is the co-author of Social Skills Solutions- A Hands-On Manual for Teaching Social Skills to Children with Autism. She is currently working on edits for an updated 2023 release, with brand new material for social skills & young adults.
Throughout her career, Janis has enjoyed and is motivated by the unique opportunity to combine the art of teaching and the science of learning for students with autism of all ages. Overarching all goal selection and teaching is the essential practice of listening and collaborating to select goals and define individual success.
Janis is currently a proud Member-At-Large Board Member for the esteemed North Carolina Association for Behavior Analysis.
Let's set up a time to meet for a few minutes and see how we might work together to step toward your goals!
1:1 Individualized Sessions
Written "take away" notes and visuals are sent from every session to bridge information
and build a "toolbox" of reminders, tips and strategies. Notes are created to support teaching and be a reference for later as a refresher or as a reminder. Notes are designed specifically to target the unique visual learning styles of most ASD learners. Similarly, suggestions for Executive Functioning Skills are supported with specific visual exemplars.
Executive Functioning Skills- build the skills you need that
maximize your efforts.
Create systems at work
and at home to help you manage "the everyday" and build steps toward greater independence and success!
Individually designed action plans are created with the learner, and detailed notes with visual examples are sent after each session.
Parents are often active partners and advocates to build the skills needed for lifelong success and independence. Executive Functioning Consultation gives parents the tools they need to help their child be more independent with everyday tasks and build the skills needed for increased independence and self-advocacy at home, at work and in relationships.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the gold standard for teaching individuals with autism, independent of age or ability level.
Building Steps Forward brings together the individual skills, strengths, and motivation to discover personalized goal selection for the client, the focused dynamics of 1:1 sessions, and the structure of ABA
to create individualized goals and teaching strategies that are ready for immediate use in the everyday.
Complementary 20 Minute introductory Meeting
45 minute online 1:1 individualized session: $125
45-minute group online session: $75
45- minute Parent Consult $125
Sessions times can be flexible, every attempt is made to accommodate work and school schedules.
A free 20-minute introductory meeting is available to learn more about Building Steps Forward.
Email for session availability and to schedule your introductory consultation now!
Take the next step today!
Let's get started building steps forward to your success!
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