MAP Program

9:00 AM-9:20 AM

  • Behavior Technician greets child at the door
  • Temperature is taken
  • Child is brought to use the bathroom and wash their hands
  • Opportunity for free play

9:20 AM-9:30 AM
Clean up and transition

9:30 AM-9:50 AM
Circle Time

  • Hello Song
  • Weather
  • Calendar
  • Group movement activity(teaches following receptive instructions and gross motor imitation)
  • Story time/social stories
  • Song play (Encourages the use of echoic and intraverbal language).
  • Group instruction-letters, numbers, colors, and shapes (Works on receptive identification and expressive identification skills).

9:50 AM-10:10 AM
Center Time
*Children are given the opportunity to choose a center (block and puzzle area, dramatic play center, reading corner, art center, sensory table) they would like to play in during this time. These activities develop decision making skills, manding, tacting, socialization, imaginative play, turn taking, and gross and fine motor skills.

10:10 AM-10:20 AM
Clean up and transition

10:20 AM-11:20 AM
1:1 ABA sessions
*Children will perform discrete trial training with their designated behavior technicians.

11:20 AM-11:30 AM
Bathroom break and hand washing

11:30 AM-12:00 PM
Lunch (If a child receives feeding therapy that will be targeted during this time.) If your child demonstrates any feeding difficulties that are sensory-based, they will be addressed during snack and lunch. Also, independent feeding skills including utilization of a spoon and fork and drinking through a straw and from a cup will be encouraged with consultation from an occupational therapist.

12:00 PM-12:30 PM
Outdoor playtime
*Focuses on gross motor development, social skills, communication, and interacting with others cooperatively.

12:30 PM-12:40 PM
Bathroom break and hand washing

12:40 PM-1:10 PM
Quiet time
*Children will relax on floor mats while soothing music plays. They are allowed access to a favorite blanket, toy, or book from home during this time for comfort. This time will promote mindfulness and reduce sensory overload.

1:10 PM-1:30 PM
Snack time

1:30 PM-1:50 PM
Open period
*Activities change daily

  • Arts and crafts (Works on fine motor development and cultivates creativity.)
  • Speech Therapy Group*** 30 minutes of group speech offered 2x weekly to all participants
  • Yoga(Reduces stress, improves concentration and balance, increases strength and flexibility, improves gross and fine motor skills, encourages peer and social interactions, leads to better sleep, and builds confidence.)
  • Social skills training( Targets initiating conversations, greetings, appropriate eye contact, turn taking, how to behave in specific social circumstances, understanding emotions and facial expressions, gestures and body language, assertiveness, and empathy.)
  • Music and movement(Music provides concrete, multi-sensory stimulation-auditory, visual, proprioceptive, vestibular, and tactile. It assists in the development of verbal communication, speech, and language skills.)
  • Gross motor and sensory activities in the gym room (obstacle courses, swing, rock wall, trampoline, balance beam, and other proprioceptive and vestibular activities.

1:50 PM-2:00 PM

Speech Therapy:
*All children will receive 2 group speech therapy sessions per week conducted by a licensed Speech therapist within the MAP day (this is complimentary and NOT billed through insurance).
*Individual speech sessions covered through insurance will be offered only on Saturdays

Occupational Therapy:
*A licensed Occupational Therapist will consult on appropriate feeding goals for lunchtime (this is complimentary and NOT billed through insurance).
*Individual occupational therapy sessions covered through insurance will be offered within the MAP day.

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COVID Protocols


  • I-Wave air purifiers have been installed within the ventilation system of the Bayonne Clinic
  • No parents or guardians are permitted in the center waiting room.
  • Drop off is at the door only and parents and guardians are required to wear a mask
  • Windows are opened at all times within the clinic for cross ventilation
  • Number of children admitted within the center and number of rooms utilized will maintain CDC guidelines for social distancing


  • Most BCBAs and Behavioral Technicians are fully vaccinated or on their way to be fully vaccinated
  • Staff will wear face masks and/or face shields at all times
  • Hand washing will be mandated throughout the day
  • Staff will clean and sanitize all toys and equipment pre and post play with a nontoxic solution with 90% alcohol (as per CDC guidelines for effective disinfectant)

MAP Your Child's Journey

  • Register for limited slots of accepted enrollment. Click Here
  • Our Office Staff will check your ABA benefits (ITS is an in network provider for ABA with Horizon BCBS, Aetna, Cigna)
  • Call the office about questions related to the program and insurance eligibility for ABA: 201-455-3144