Boulder, CO

Behavior Frontiers
4770 Baseline Road, Suite 200
Boulder, CO 80303
Phone: 888.922.2843
Fax: 855.568.2494


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Behavior Frontiers offers exceptional behavior intervention services to Boulder and surrounding areas in Colorado. We are NOW ACCEPTING new clients with autism or other special needs into our applied behavior analysis (ABA) treatment programs. Our comprehensive treatment program is conducted in the child’s natural setting, such as his/her home, school, or community. Our highly-trained team of behavior supervisors and instructors work together with family members and other professionals to target the reduction of problem behaviors and the improvement of a variety of age-appropriate skills, such as socialization and communication. We accept payment from private sources, as well as from insurance companies or school districts. Please contact our office at 303-945-7063 today to start services!

Service Locations

Behavior Frontiers clinical staff members will be available to serve clients in or near the following cities: Altona, Berthoud, Boulder, Campion, Dacono, Erie, Firestone, Frederick, Gunbarrel, Hall Ranch, Heil Valley Ranch, Hygiene, Lafayette, Lazy Acres, Leyner, Longmont, Louisville, Lyons, Mead, Niwot, Pine Brook Hill, Welty.

Training Center: Families located out of our service area can also receive our online ABA training for parents and professionals through Behavior Frontiers Online Training Center.

Colorado Insurance Laws

Senate Bill 09-244 mandates that all health insurance plans, excluding individual plans, subject to state regulation, provide coverage to assess, diagnose, and treat autism spectrum disorder. The bill specifies the types of treatment to be covered, including applied behavior analysis (ABA) and therapeutic care.

In-Network Insurance Contracts

Behavior Frontiers is an in-network provider with the following insurance providers in Colorado:

  • Aetna

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

  • Cigna

  • ComPsych

  • Humana (managed by LifeSynch)

  • Imagine Health Plan

  • Kaiser

  • Magellan

  • Tricare (West Region, managed by MHN)

  • United Behavioral Health/Optum

If your child is a beneficiary, please contact our office today at 888-922-2843 so we can verify benefits.

We are also in the process of finalizing contracts with additional health plans. Please contact us if you do not see your health plan listed so that we can discuss your options.


Sarah Howard, M.A., B.C.B.A.
Senior Clinical Director

Sarah Howard earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University, at which time she also started working in a group home for adults with autism.  After her initial experience with adults, she started working in the ABA field with young children in the Los Angeles area. Sarah went on to obtain a Master's Degree in Child and Adolescent Development from San Jose State University. Upon completion, Sarah worked for a public school district, supervising children in the autism program and providing trainings in ABA for school district staff.  Sarah is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has practiced ABA in a variety of settings and with a wide range of ages and abilities. She is committed to ensuring high quality, individualized programming for each client, on-going training to staff, and striving to help each child meet his or her greatest potential.


Alyssa Simko, M.Ed., BCBA
Clinical Director, Boulder Region

Alyssa Simko earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Western Michigan University in 2011. Throughout her undergraduate career, she provided in-home and clinic-based ABA therapy across the three programs partnered with the university to children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She completed her thesis at this time which focused on effective recruitment, training, and implementation strategies for students completing their Applied Behavior Analysis field practicum. Alyssa went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology from Wayne State University and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2015. Alyssa has experience working with clients ranging in age from 18 months to 27 years.

After nearly 12 years working in the field of ABA Alyssa says she “has loved every second of it!” She often explains that “there’s no greater feeling than seeing your level of passion influence a staff member and that ultimately having a positive impact on the child. My love for this field attracts others who want to make a genuine difference.”

Alyssa oversees the treatment programs for Behavior Frontiers’ clients in Boulder, Colorado and the surrounding areas.