Touching the Lives of Individuals with Autism

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We Specialize in the Treatment of
Autism Spectrum Disorder

We help people improve their communication and social interactions, manage their emotions and behavior, and develop their life skills

We offer home-based intensive behavior therapy as well as center-based treatments such as parent training and social skills groups. Our behavior technicians work in the home or community setting and implement the programs designed by our clinical staff.


Success One Family
at a Time

We take the time to work with each person and family we serve to insure our programs address their unique needs and situation.

Support Where
You Live

Our central Maryland location allows us to serve families throughout Frederick and Washington Counties as well as upper Montgomery and western Carroll counties.  Out center is located in the heart of Frederick, making our social skills group accessible to families.



Our connections with the local community help us partner with schools, other providers, and community organizations to embed and integrate our services in the lives of those we serve.

About Us

The Monocacy Start Center is a multidisciplinary group that specializes in providing services for individuals Autism Spectrum Disorders, and support for their families.

We address problems of communicating and relating, challenging behavior, and learning.

The Monocacy Start Center is a premier provider of ABA services headquartered in Frederick County, Maryland. We have been delivering individuals behavior analytic programs since 2002.

Our Team of Caring Professionals


The Start Center is an in-network provider with various insurance companies including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Kaiser Permanente, Maryland Medicaid, and United Healthcare. We also accept out of network insurance payments when available.  Our treatment plans are always developed with the client in mind regardless of insurance coverage.