Other Services

Assessment - Assessment of an individual’s present levels of performance is necessary to determine where to begin any learning program. At BDS, we are available to assist you in forming a clear picture concerning your family member’s present levels. Do you need an assessment completed? Click here and let's get started.

School Needs - Let our staff assist you with school needs. We provide objective school observations, IEP reviews and training for school shadows/dedicated assistants. Interested? Click here for more information.

Vacation Assistance

  • Are you going, or would you like to go, on vacation to the DC – Baltimore – Annapolis area?
  • Do you have a home-based program in your area, but don’t want to go on vacation because you’ll miss too many sessions, or because you don’t have anyone to help you with your family member?
  • Wish you could take a vacation and include everyone?

Let Breakthrough Developmental Services help! BDS offers direct care and respite care services to families interested in visiting the DC – Baltimore – Annapolis area. For more information, click here to contact us.

Want to know the 3 Steps to a More Relaxing Vacation? Click here and we’ll let you know the steps to easier vacation travel at no cost or obligation.


Want more information about a workshops (date, time, etc.)? Email us at Info@BDSHelps.com.

7 Steps to Improve Learning

Presenter: Barbara Erby-Young, BCBA, LBA

  • Do you want to take learning to the next level?
  • Are you interested in learning how you can re-energize your program?
  • Are you ready to make changes today?

Spend an hour with Barbara to learn the 7 Steps to Improve Learning. This the same process that we implement at BDS with each one of our students... and now, we're sharing it with you. Click here to get your ticket today! 

Capable, Competent, Prepared

Presenter: Barbara Erby-Young, BCBA, LBA

This 5 workshop series will touch on hot areas that parents have requested the most help in.

  • Teamwork to Reach the Dream
  • Reinforcement, Disciple and Relationship
  • Responsibilities and Chores
  • Allowance, Budgeting and Finance
  • Puberty