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No Barriers
A non-profit program of Association of Behavior Consultants Inc.
No Barriers is designed for adults with developmental disabilities who also have challenging behaviors while accessing the community. Some Day Programs are not staffed or equipped to address these specific issues. Our 1:1 and 1:2 staffing ratios help us accommodate a wide variety of clients. 


All clients are picked up from their homes by our staff each day. No Barriers can be flexible with pick-up times and locations depending on the client's individual needs. 
*Note: To be able to attend No Barriers Individuals must be able to ride in a vehicle Safely & Free of Aggressive Behaviors or Incontinence. 
Individualized Behavior Plans
Our program emphasizes behavior modification techniques advised by clinical psychologist Dr. Steven Heidorn PhD. No Barriers staff are trained in positive behavior management skills enabling our clients to function more appropriately in their community, socially and at home. 
Flexible Scheduling
No Barriers is a day program that operates Monday-Friday and each client is out for 4 or 6 hours. Some clients are only with No Barriers 2 days a week and others are with us Monday-Friday. 
How do we start services?
In order to start services, a potential client must communicate his or her interest to the appropriate caseworker at the Regional Center. The caseworker will then send No Barriers Director a packet of information about the client, and we will decide if he or she is a good fit for our program. Please review the the factors to the right of this page which determines if a client qualifies for our services. 
Who Qualifies for Services?
  • Must currently be a client of a Northern California Regional Center
  • Must be 18+ years old
  • Not a serious danger to self or others while in the community 
  • Ambulatory
  • Ability to use a Public Restroom with Minimal Support
  • Requires 1:1 or 1:2 staffing to accomplish program plan goals
  • Lives in an Environment that will support participation in the No Barriers Program. *Consistent  and quality communication with All Team Members of the client is extremely important to the success of the No Barriers Program Design.