What Is The McKay Scholarship?

The McKay Scholarship is Florida’s Department of Educaction scholarship for public school students with IEPs or 504s who need more/different support than the public schools can provide.  If your child (age 4+) has recently attended public school for one school year, he/she may be eligible!  

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What Is The Gardiner Scholarship?

The Gardiner Scholarship is available to children with a diagnosis of autism and other intellectual disabilities.  It is funding from the State which can be used to purchase approved services or products in order to design a customized educational program for the student. Scholarships can be used for specialized services such as speech or occupational therapy, instructional materials, tuition at an eligible private school, etc.

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Does GTBC Accept Insurance?

Yes!  We currently accept most standard insurance plans, including but not limited to: 





Mayo Medical/Medica




United Health/UMR

Contact us today to find out if we can accept your specific policy and what your benefits would be!

Why Full Year Schooling?

Studies show that children with autism or other developmental disabilities can display symptoms of regression (losing skills) when presented with extended periods outside of their learning environment.  Children with these differneces alap tend to thrive on consistency in their routines. 

For these reasons we believe our students will see the most growth and improvement in reaching their unique and individualized goals through year round schooling.

What Are The Qualifications To Teach At GTBC?

At GTBC we know our teachers are the heart and soul of our school, and that we are accountable to them and our families! We have high expectations of our teachers, and they hold themselves to even higher personal standards! Our teachers treat their students like family, and go above and beyond in helping each child succeed.

Our teachers are all licensed RBTs or certified ESE teachers trained in ABA.  Our teachers undergo annual trainings such as: PCM (keeping children safe through self-harm situations), CPR certification, HIPPA, best practices and more & are held to the ethical and compliance standards of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).  Every teacher is under the supervision of a licensed BCBA or BCaBA and receives direct and indirect supervision hours each week.

What Do RBT, BCaBA and BCBA Mean?

RBT, BCaBA and BCBA are three levels of licensing in the area of Applied Behavior Analysis.  

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)  practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a BCBA or BCaBA. The RBT is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of behavior-analytic services.

Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA). This level of certification requires an undergraduate degree, several courses related to Behavior Analysis, less than a year of supervised practice, and passing an International Exam in behavior analysis.

A Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is a board certified individual who is trained to provide and supervise behavior analysis. Often it is a BCBA who supervises individuals providing ABA. 

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Could ABA be a career field for you?

Do you desire to  work with an amazing, hard working and dedicated team of life changers?  Do you dream of making a difference in the lives of children with differences?  We may have the perfect position for you!