Admission Process

Getting Started With Risen Consultants

Who is eligible for our services? Risen Consultants serves children and adults with behavioral challenges. Typically, we support individuals who require assistance in

  • Developing or enhancing language skills to more effectively communicate their needs and functional skills (e.g., daily living, self-regulation) that will lead to greater independence
  • Diminishing problem behaviors such as noncompliance, aggression, self-injury, elopement, and property destruction that limit their ability to develop skills and participate fully in integrated settings.

What is needed to start a services
1.Initial Assessment (Admission):
a. Physician’s written order
b. Medical necessity letter
c. One of the following:

  • Diagnostic evaluation conducted by one of the following:
    Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluation:A Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluation (CDE) is a thorough review and assessment of the child’s development and behavior using national, evidence-based practice standards, which may include:

    • Parent or guardian interview Teacher assessment
    • Diagnostic testing using tools such as:
    • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2)
    • The Childhood Autism Rating Scale – 2nd edition (CARS2)
    • Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, Revised (M-CHAT-R)
    • Communication and Symbolic Behavior Scales (CSBS)
    • Autism Diagnostic Interview, Revised (ADI-R)
    • Social Communication Questionnaire o Battelle Developmental Inventory- 2nd edition
    • Hearing and vision testing
    • Genetic testing
    • Neurological and/or other medical testing
    • The CDE must be led by licensed practitioners qualified to assess child developmental disorders such as:
    • Developmental Pediatricians
    • Child Neurologists
    • Child Psychologists
    • Child Psychiatrists

Questions? – If you require any further information, feel free to contact Risen Consultants Team using the form bellow or call us at (305)-220-3382.