Building Kid Steps provides the following services: Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy and Applied Behavioral Analysis services to children from birth to the age of 21.  We also provide adult speech therapy services.  We have group social skills for children with high functioning autism spectrum disorder to help increase generalization of skills.  We take Medicaid, Managed Medicaid (Driscoll, Superior, and Christus), and most major insurances.  Not all insurances cover therapy services but we will verify your benefits for you prior to the start of therapy.  We also offer social work at no charge to our parents to help them network for their children when necessary.   Below is an overview of our therapies.  If you are interested in our services we encourage you to contact us.  You can download a referral form, information packet about how to get started, and an intake packet to the right of the screen.

Applied Behavioral Analysis​
  • is a data driven approach to modifying behavior.

  • An evidenced based practice for helping children with Autism Spectrum Disorder learn new information.

  • assesses the antecedents and consequences to challenging behavior to determine their function (reason they are happening).

  • It decreases challenging behaviors by teaching replacement behaviors based upon function that are age appropriate and socially valid. An example of a replacement behavior is teaching a child to communicate with a main focus on requesting desired items (either through sign language, verbally, or picture system).

  • Using the ABLLS-R or VB-MAPP assessments, individualized goals that are the building blocks for learning are developed in areas of visual performance, receptive language, motor imitation, labeling, and intraverbal skills.

  • ABA has been thoroughly researched and found to be effective for children with autism spectrum disorders but is also applicable and effective for children with Down syndrome or behavior problems.

  • Treatment plan is developed and implemented by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

  • Insurance Coverage varies by provider and will be determined before treatment begins. At this time, Medicaid does not cover ABA therapy. 

Physical Therapy
  • Assessment & Evaluation

  • Gross Motor and developmental delays

  • Delays in Neuro-development

  • Orthopeidc Injuries

  • Congential anomolies

  • Weakness or limitation with balance and coordination

  • Adaptive or assistive equipment wheelchairs, walkers, orthotics for upper and lower extremeties

  • Services are provided for age Birth to 21.

​Speech & Language
  • ​Articulation Disorders

  • Expressive Disorders

  • Feeding and Dysphagia difficulties

  • Oral Aversion

  • Oral-Motor Difficulties

  • Resonance/Voice Disorders

  • Pronunciation Difficulties

  • Communication Difficulties

  • Learning Difficulties

  • Autism

  • Apraxia

  • Soical Thinking for Individual and Group treatment

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication using Picture exchange, sign language and LAMP based principals with high tech speech generating devices.

  • Services are provided for patients throughout the lifespan

Occupational Therapy​
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders

  • Fine Motor Delays

  • Developmental Delays

  • Coordination & Balance Problems

  • Attention & Concentration Problems

  • Learning Problems

  • Visual Motor and Perceptual Development

  • Services are Provide for Ages Birth to 21.

​Group Social Skills Therapy
  • Provide opportunities for same age social peer building

  • Help students learn in the moment self-regulating skills

  • Allow for children to use in the moment problem solving skills.

  • Provides a safe and warm enviornment to work on social skills.

  • Using Social Thinking Principals from Michelle Garcia-Winner

  • Three different age groups 

Other Services​
  • Social Work Help

  • Tutoring for handwriting

  • Tutoring for academics

  • Parent Support

  • Assitive Technology Support/Evaluations

  • Contract Services for School Districts

  • Free Developmental Screenings

  • Body Talk - Contact us for more information


Social Stories/Visual Supports​
  • Written stories or books that allow a child with special needs to process or understand acceptable way to participate in an activity. These can be written for a specific activity or specific to the child

  • Schedules and Calendars – allow for a child to have a visual form of the sequence of events in their day or to complete an activity (such as hand washing). These are available for check out from our Library or purchase. We can customize these to your child with their pictures if you need

Assistive Technology
  • Any adaptive piece of equipment someone would need to be successful in their daily lives tomeet Activities of Daily Living

  • Evaluations to determine the need for alternative access in a child’s daily life• Switch access and adaptive equipment to be successful

  • Environmental Controls for the home

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Victoria Location

4208 Retama Circle

Victoria, Texas 77901

Call Us:

Victoria 361.578.2257

Cuero 361.277.6527

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Building Kid Steps, LLC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of sex in its health programs and activities. For further information about this policy, contact: Amanda Luddeke, Section 504 Coordinator, at 361-578-2257 or for TDD/State Relay - 1-800-735-2989.



Cuero Satellite Location

2550 N. Esplanade

Cuero, Texas 77954

Edna Satellite Location

1013 S. Welss Street

Edna, TX 77957

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