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Serving You Close to Home

Life is busy — we get it. And every child is different. In greater Hammond, we offer therapy in the place that meets your child’s needs, whether in your home or community, at our Learning Centers, in your child’s school or preschool, or through telehealth.

Our Services

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Home & Community

Our Home and Community Services take place in your child’s natural environment.

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We give kids and schools the behavioral support they need to succeed.

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We can provide remote ABA therapy via your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

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Our Team

Bradley Ross, M.A., BCBA, LBA

Clinical Director

“I feel passionate that ABA is a strong tool to support children and their families as they learn and grow together.”  

Bradley Ross serves as a clinical director for AST, where he coordinates a team of behavior analysts, intervention specialists, and other service providers to deliver high-quality services for children with autism and other disabilities. Since joining AST in 2016, Bradley has predominately worked in the Louisiana Northshore area. Born and raised in Louisiana, he received his master’s degree in psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University and completed ABA coursework through St. Joseph’s University. Bradley completed an internship and later served as a behavioral program supervisor for Northlake Supports and Services Center, where he worked to transition adults with developmental disabilities into community homes. During his experience working with adults, Bradley learned the importance of early intervention services and began to transition to work with children. He is a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) and a licensed behavior analyst in the state of Louisiana. 

Rebecca Mandal-Blasio, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Senior Clinical Director

“I truly feel it’s my life’s destiny to teach children with developmental disabilities how to become the best person possible while advocating for families to have access to services they deserve.” 

Dr. Rebecca Mandal-Blasio is a senior clinical director for AST in Louisiana and Arkansas. She has been with AST for 10 years and began as the clinical director for AST’s first Learning Center in New Orleans. Dr. Mandal-Blasio completed her predoctoral internship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine as part of the Neurobehavioral Outpatient Unit and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Clinic. She then completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Throughout her educational and professional career, Dr. Mandal-Blasio has enjoyed working with children with developmental disabilities and their families.

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