Comprehensive Autism Diagnostics at
Golden Steps ABA

At Golden Steps ABA, our Diagnostic Services team specializes in thorough autism diagnostic evaluations for children. Led by the expertise of Dr. Angela Capuano, a licensed clinical psychologist and Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), we offer a supportive and comprehensive diagnostic process via telehealth for young children.
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Currently, telehealth diagnostics are available for children aged 5 and younger, with Nebraska being an exception where we accept any age for diagnostics.

Most insurances accepted

Autism Diagnosis Clinic

Looking For Autism Diagnosis?

Our autism diagnosis services aim to provide thorough assessments, helping children receive the necessary support for their developmental needs.

Our Diagnostic Process

1. Initial Consultation
Get in touch with a case manager to provide insurance information and schedule your initial appointment.
2. Clinical Interview
A one-hour session with our psychologist to discuss your child'shistory and behaviors.
3. Telehealth Assessments
Further tests including an adaptive skills assessment and observation of your child’s interactions with caregivers, all via telehealth.
4. Self-Report Measures
Families will complete online questionnaires through a secureportal.
5. Comprehensive Evaluation
On average, appointments with the psychologist total 4
hours, ensuring a detailed understanding of your child's needs.
6. Diagnostic Report
A comprehensive report detailing the diagnosis, complete with recommendations for next steps, regardless of an ASD diagnosis.
7. Results Consultation
A meeting to discuss evaluation outcomes and specific treatment recommendations, followed by a digital copy of the diagnostic report for treatment initiation.
8. Efficient Process
The entire diagnostic journey, including assessments and report preparation, is completed in 1-2 weeks.
9. Ongoing Support
Our psychologists remain available for any questions post-evaluation.
Requirements for Telehealth Evaluations
  • An internet connection.
  • A private space in your home for conducting evaluations.
Telehealth Evaluation Components
  • A detailed clinical interview with the caregiver.
  • Adaptive functioning assessments and observational interactions between caregiver and child.
  • A thorough explanation of diagnosis results and treatment recommendations.

Currently, telehealth diagnostics are available for children aged 5 and younger, with Nebraska being an exception where we accept any age for diagnostics.

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About Dr. Angela Capuano

Dr. Angela Capuano is a distinguished figure in the field of psychology, holding dual credentials as a licensed clinical psychologist and a BCBA. With a rich background in psychologicaland behavioral assessments, Dr. Capuano has dedicated her career to improving the lives of individuals through a variety of therapeutic approaches. Her expertise includes the ADOS-2 and ADI-R, with a history of providing expert diagnostic evaluations since 2009.

Dr. Capuano's commitment extends beyond clinical practice to academia and mentorship, serving as adjunct faculty in the ABA program at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and mentoring for Michigan LEND. An upcoming author and scholar, her work continues to contribute to the field's body of knowledge, particularly in evidence-based practices.

At Golden Steps ABA, we are proud to feature Dr. Capuano and our diagnostic services as part of our commitment to providing comprehensive support and care to the autism community.

"The BCBA and RBT’s that work with my son are amazing! They have an understanding and way of teaching us how to work through his behaviors."

Melissa Goin

"I have seen lots of progress with my son in the past 2 years while getting ABA therapy through Golden Steps."

Alexis White

"Absolutely love Golden Steps. I'm a current employee and all the staff have been supportive and amazing!"

Alyssa Nyilas

"Flexible schedule, tremendous support from upper management, pay, benefits, communication."

Current Employee

"Flexible hours, great communication, amazing team behind the scenes, truly get to focus on RBTs and clients."

Current Employee

"Great communication with team, put a great amount of thought and time into employee and client satisfaction with the company."

Current Employee

"We have been using Golden Steps for almost a year now, we love our RBT and our BCBA. They are very helpful and flexible. They are both very knowledgeable as well."

Elizabeth Sowers

"Our team has been wonderful! My son has bonded with his therapist and enjoys their sessions. He has improved socially and behaviorally."

Brittany Wright

"Golden Steps has changed our lives!! We have the very best RBT’s and BCBA. We are able to go to school longer and be in the community more."

Velissa Smith

"Genese was super Kind and helpful over the phone. She went above and beyond to help me with my needs. I definitely recommend and give her all the praise in the world!"

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