Who we are

Aura is a locally-based health care service that takes great pride in serving members of our communities in and around Sacramento, CA.  

 

We believe in prioritizing your family values and customizing our approach to provide you with quality care that reflects your own cultural, lingual and traditional needs. 

Aura is your partner in navigating the difficulties associated with Autism and developmental disabilities.

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EARLY LEARNERS
(Ages 6 Mo - 4 Yrs)

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TEENAGERS
(Ages 13 - 17 Yrs)

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CHILDREN
(Ages 5 - 12 Yrs)

College Students

YOUNG ADULTS
(Ages 18 - 28 Yrs)

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ADULTS
(Ages 29 Yrs+)

WHO WE
WORK WITH

Aura supports individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities and learning difficulties. Our clients come from all types of cultural backgrounds with age groups ranging from toddlers to adults. 

Our Commitment
    to Care Coordination

Aura is committed to promoting collaboration among your team of trusted professionals to effectively coordinate your care. That's why we've partnered with Insurance Plans, Diagnosticians and Doctors in your area to provide you with an unparalleled level of care.

Our approach

Aura advocates for dignified and respectful interactions with each client and their family. We view every individual as a whole person when treating their unique needs.

 

Aura promotes progress by using evidence based teaching methods. Our approach is deeply rooted in the latest research in the fields of ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis), Child Development and Autism Studies. 

ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis)

ABA is widely accepted as an effective treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder by:

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OUR FOUNDER

Since 2012, Manvel Ter-Pogosyan, M.Ed., BCBA made a life goal to increase the quality of life of individuals and families affected by Autism and other developmental disabilities. Manvel was awarded his Master of Education degree in Autism Studies and Applied Behavior Analysis at Arizona State University.

 

Manvel’s passion is in assessing and intervening in aggression and self-injurious behaviors to promote acquisition of functional language. A large focus of Manvel’s career is to raise awareness of resources and promote Applied Behavior Analysis in underserved communities. 

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WHAT WE DO

Aura teaches our clients a variety of skills including self-expression, independence, social skills, self-awareness and coping techniques. We believe in the power of naturalistic play-based therapy on a human level.

Aura also supports clients with challenging behaviors (aka problem behaviors) such as extreme tantrums, aggression, self-injury, verbal abuse, non-compliance, etc. Our goal is to help each client and their family live healthier and happier lives.


We offer services in our client's home, school, community and virtually through Telehealth.

Social Skills

Self-expression

tolerance

Independence

Parental Support

Self-
awareness

Communication

Problem Behaviors

Play Skills