Our Team

Janet Black, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA



Janet Black is a Licensed Behavioral Analyst who earned her graduate degree in Early Childhood Special Education Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. She then obtained Virginia State teacher licensure in Early Childhood Special Education Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis in educational and developmental assessments. She has been a Special Education teacher in both public and private schools and has assessed and instructed children ages birth to 21 years and with many different disabilities. In addition, she has been an administrator for two private day schools and has designed curriculum to meet the needs of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Her clinical background includes earning her BCBA certification in 2007 and designing behavioral interventions founded in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for private day schools.


Janet Black has been associated with Virginia Pediatric Group since 1998 and specializes in the cognitive, behavioral, and learning skills of young children. Her company, Child Development Assessments & Therapies, LLC (CDAT) works in collaboration with Virginia Pediatric Group and provides services separate from the regular office visits. Assessments are available at the Fairfax office, but arrangements to meet in Herndon or Great Falls can be made. Home services can be arranged for behavioral and learning interventions.


Available services are as follows:   


Infant Developmental Assessment   l  Toddler Development Assessment  l  Preschool Development Assessment

IQ Screening (Ages 4-7)  l  Kindergarten Readiness  l  School-age Academic Achievement

Screening for Developmental Disability  l  In-Home ABA with Family Services  l  Behavioral Therapy (in-home)

Behavioral Therapy (in-school)  l  Educational Therapy  l  Aptitude Testing   l  Learning Disability Testing

School Functional Observation  l  School Intervention Supports  l  Other Specialized Testing as Needed


Specialized behavioral assessments include the following:


Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)  l  Antecedent Behavior Consequence (ABC) Analysis

Behavior Intervention Strategies Implementation  l  Miscellaneous Related Services (Social Stories, Picture Schedules, etc.)



For more information or to schedule an appointment please 571-439-5040 or contact Kelly Hicks at khicks@cdatonline.com to schedule an appointment. Please allow up to 48 hours for a call back.



Phone: 703-573-2432

Fax: 703-280-9350




Fairfax Office


Prosperity Plaza

3020 Hamaker Ct.

Suite 200

Fairfax, VA 22031

Phone: (703) 573-2432

Fax: (703) 280-9350


Herndon Office


Reston/Herndon Center

131 Elden St.

Suite 312

Herndon, VA 20170

Phone: (703) 573-2432

Fax: (703) 280-9350


Great Falls Office


737 Walker Road

Suite 4

Great Falls, VA 22066-2833

Phone: (703) 573-2432

Fax: (703) 280-9350


South Riding Office


25055 Riding Plaza

Suite 290

South Riding, VA 20152

Phone: (703) 573-2432

Fax: (703) 280-9350