CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (Oct. 21, 2016)—Atlantis Academy Coral Springs, a school for students who have learning difficulties or who struggle in a traditional school environment, is partnering with Early Autism Project (EAP), Inc., to offer children and young adults access to comprehensive education and behavioral health services in one location. EAP is a leading provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, which is widely recognized as the most effective, evidence-based treatment for autism. The new Atlantis Academy campus is located at 11411 NW 56th Drive, Coral Springs.
For the past 40 years, Atlantis Academy has provided students, kindergarten through grade 12 or up to age 21, with highly effective and individualized teaching programs that allow them the opportunity to discover their strengths and unique learning styles. The Coral Springs campus was established in 2001. Atlantis Academy also offers its Living Independently with Fundamental Experiences (L.I.F.E) Day Program, which teaches young adults over the age of 18 with varying abilities skills to live more independently in the home and workplace. The unique partnership of Atlantis Academy, L.I.F.E. and EAP provides a full range of high-quality educational and therapeutic programs in one convenient location in Coral Springs.
“Atlantis Academy, in partnership with Early Autism Project, will provide children and young adults throughout our area coordinated, seamless and client-centered services,” said Patricia Giner, Director of Education and Community Outreach. “Early Autism Project has a team of highly experienced therapists and the company is one of the most well-respected providers of autism therapy in the country. We share a special passion for helping our students and clients reach their full potential by offering a continuum of services from early childhood into adulthood.”
Tuition scholarships are available for Atlantis Academy and L.I.F.E. program students through the Gardiner Scholarship and the John M. McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program.
EAP services are covered by many insurance providers, government providers such as TRICARE, and certain companies pay for all or some ABA therapy for children with autism. Some EAP families pay for the services they receive.
Parents interested in learning more about Early Autism Project and the positive impact of ABA therapy can attend an information session on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at Atlantis Academy. Early Autism Project is hosting an afternoon session from noon-1 p.m. and an evening session from 5-6 p.m. Anna Bullard, vice president of government, community and business relations for Early Autism Project and mother of Ava Bullard, will present Ava’s Story: How Integrating School Services and Intensive ABA Changed Ava’s Life. Refreshments will be provided at both sessions and children are welcome. Representatives from Early Autism Project will be available all day to answer questions and provide clinic tours.
For more information on the services provided at the Atlantis Academy Coral Springs campus, please contact Atlantis Academy Coral Spring at (954) 752-7571 or Early Autism Project at (888) 227-7212 x3203.
Atlantis Academy Coral Springs, the Living Independently with Fundamental Experiences (L.I.F.E.) Day Program and Early Autism Project, Inc., are part of ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy & Education, the nation’s leading provider of behavioral health, therapy and education solutions for children and young adults.