Chiko Saiwa BCBA

Chiko Saiwa
Mr. Chiko Saiwa has worked in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 2003. A Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst since 2008, Chiko completed the requirements to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2013. Since 2012, Chiko has Co-owned and managed Mentoring and Behavior Services and worked with Benchmark Mobile Crisis Team providing behavior consultations. Prior to that, Chiko served as Program Director for the Behavior Intensive Program at UPARC in Clearwater, Florida where he provided oversight to 10 behavior intensive group homes. Chiko has also worked for the Autism Early Intervention Clinic in St. Petersburg, Florida and HARC as an on-site Behavior Analyst, in Tampa, Florida. Furthermore, he worked as an Independent Contractor providing one-on-one therapy and consultation to children with ADHD, Autism, and other developmental disabilities in family homes and classrooms. He received his B.A. degree in Psychology, with a Concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis, B.B.A. degree in Hospitality Management, as well as a M.S. Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Education and provides BACB Field Supervision.

About Us

'more than words' Pediatric Therapy Associates, INC: Some of the best occupation, and speech-language therapists are right in your backyard at 'more than words' Pediatric Therapy. Therapists at 'more than words' treat all children with special needs, from birth to eighteen, from the most mild developmental delays to complex medical, neuromuscular, orthopedic, cognitive, congenital, and developmental challenges. Our therapists partner with parents, whether parents know nothing about child development, or are the savviest of parents, to increase a child's success, independence, and ease of day-to-day life at home, school and in the community.


The therapists at 'more than words' are amazing and have done wonders for our child and our family. They are compassionate and very well trained. She has come a long way and loves her therapist.

Geo Crume