Applied Behavioral Services, Inc.

We are a private corporation located in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, that provides services consistent with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Our company is fully committed to providing families, school districts and government agencies across South Carolina state-of-the-art behavior support services. We are a contracted provider of services through BabyNet and approved to provide behavior support services under South Carolina's MR/RD waiver, the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs PDD-waiver and approved to accept health insurance for ABA therapy under the recently enacted "Ryan's Law".

Jay Cole

Jay Cole imageJay Cole: Director of Applied Behavioral Services, Inc. is a Nationally Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over ten years experience practicing ABA. Jay holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Psychology and a Master of Arts in Psychology with an emphasis in experimental behavior analysis. Jay's thesis involved the study of stimulus-response relationships and their relevance to language aquisition. Jay has worked with a wide range of individuals with disabilities in various settings, including schools, residential facilities, large state institutions and private homes.

He learned functional assessment/analysis methodology under experts in the field of behavior analysis while working in Memphis, TN. As a consultant, he has assisted school districts and training facilities in developing group and individual behavior change programs, providing assessment, program development, and regularly scheduled consultations. With a particular interest in children and adults with limited verbal repetoires, Jay has also been instrumental in assessing and developing individualized skill aquisition programs. Jay is a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis, North Carolina Association for Behavior Analysis, approved as a SCDDSN Medicaid waiver provider of behavior supports, and is licensed to practice psychology in NC.