Tag Archives: ABA

TREATING AUTISM RIGHT FROM THE START

January 11, 2017

Not so long ago, children would be institutionalized when their behavior exceeded what their parents could handle. They would be sent away from other children and even their own families. In many instances, they suffered from a disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, limited communication skills, persistent repetitive behaviors and even uncontrollable tantrums. Treatment was View More

Autism: At the Intersection of Education and Healthcare

September 2, 2015

Educational Services of America looks to early intervention to address the nation’s fastest-growing developmental disorder – autism. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 68 children falls somewhere on the autism spectrum. The fastest-growing developmental disorder in the United States, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is almost five times more View More

The Early Autism Project: An Interview with Ann Eldridge

August 19, 2014

The Early Autism Project (EAP), a sponsor for our 2014 Lowcountry Autism Forum, has branches in South Carolina and Georgia, with a local Charleston clinic too. The organization offers behavioral treatment and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for individuals with autism aged 20 months – 21 years. This week, LAC talked to Ann Eldridge, EAP’s View More

Ava’s Law: EAP Mom Advocates for Autism Insurance in Georgia

January 6, 2013

We invite you to meet eight-year-old Ava Bullard and her mother, Anna Bullard. In this video, Ms. Bullard describes her feelings upon learning Ava has autism. When Ava received her diagnosis at age two, Ms. Bullard was told her little girl would never be able to speak – even to say the word “mama.” “I View More

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