Wilmington, DE

Behavior Frontiers
1000 N West Street, Suite 1200, Wilmington, Delaware, 19801
Phone: 888.922.2843
Fax: 855.568.2494

 

 
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Behavior Frontiers offers exceptional behavior intervention services to Wilmington and surrounding areas in Delware. 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 888-922-2843 today to start services!

Serving the following DE cities:

Claymont, Edgemoor, Greenville, Elsmere, New Castle, Newark, Pike Creek, Talleyville, Wilmington, Wilmington Manor

We are open to extending our range of service to additional areas and to contracting with additional school districts and insurance companies. Please contact our office at 1-888-922-2843 if you do not see your location listed above.

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.

In-Network Insurance Contracts

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

  • Aetna

  • Cigna

  • ComPsych

  • Meritain

  • Optum

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.

 
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Heather Hettinger, M.S., B.C.B.A
Regional Clinical Director

Heather Hettinger is currently attending Cal Southern (PsyD program) pursuing her doctorate in Psychology. She received her Master’s degree in Special Education with a focus in Severe Emotional Disturbances from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. After four years as a Special Education teacher in a classroom setting, she chose to pursue further education in the field of applied behavior analysis (ABA). She completed her course work to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) at the University of West Florida. Since moving to California, Heather has worked as a Behavior Therapist, Case Manager, and Clinical Supervisor working one-on-one with children with autism and with their families in the home, school, and community settings. Heather is trained in ABA using Discrete Trial Training (DTT), Verbal Behavior (VB), Pivotal Response Training (PRT), and Natural Environment Training (NET) methods. Heather has years of experience working directly with families, regional centers, schools, and insurance companies. Her skill set includes curriculum development, program design, ABA teaching techniques, assessments, and parent and staff training. Heather has dedicated her career to providing the best possible assistance to individuals with special needs.

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Jeffrey Diksa, M.S. BCBA
Associate Clinical Director

Jeffrey Diksa has over 10 years of experience working with people living with autism and other developmental disabilities. Jeffrey began his journey into Applied Behavior Analysis working as a Behavior Specialist Consultant in the Chester-Upland School District, as well as in family homes and in the community. Mr. Diksa then worked for the State of Delaware Division of Developmental Disabilities Services where he oversaw agencies providing community group homes and day programs for adults living with developmental disabilities and acquired traumatic brain disorder. Jeffrey was Board Certified as a Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in February of 2014 after receiving his Master of Science in Criminology from West Chester University and a Post Master Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from St. Joseph’s university in Philadelphia. He has worked in approved private special education facilities, campus settings for adults not ready to transition into the community. In his current role as Associate Clinical Director Jeffrey works with children with autism and their families in their homes and communities.