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Enrollment process

We are committed to making the enrollment process as easy as possible. This includes reducing wait times and ensuring a seamless transition from diagnosis to effective autism treatment.

Stride’s onboarding process includes meeting with you to understand what matters most to you and your child.

How to enroll

  1. Submit the Get Started form on our website
  2. We’ll send you our intake packet to complete
  3. Complete a video conference or call with our Clinical Director
  4. Schedule an assessment. One of our BCBAs will meet with your child and collaborate with you to develop a customized treatment plan
  5. We can help you navigate insurance. With the green light from your insurer, we’ll start treatment


We know how critical our treatment program is to your child’s success. That’s why we locate our centers in communities that need us most, and why we’ll help advocate for you and your child to get the coverage you need. Most insurers cover ABA therapy for autism treatment when medically necessary.

In certain cases, we can provide out-of-network services. We also accept Medicaid in states with ABA coverage, as we believe every child deserves access to quality treatment.

We accept the following insurance:


Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL
UnitedHealth Group/Optum

Other major insurers accepted


Wellmark (BCBS of IA)
UnitedHealth Group/Optum
Iowa Medicaid
Total Care (IA Medicaid)
Amerigroup (IA Medicaid)

Other major insurers accepted

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