Spartanburg, S.C., September 19, 2016 — Early Autism Project (EAP), Inc., today announced it is accepting clients for its new clinic at 1040 Fernwood Glendale Road, Suite 62, in Spartanburg. An open house will be held on Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EAP offers the highest quality intensive, research-based behavioral treatment for children and young adults between the ages of 20 months and 21 years with autism spectrum and related disorders.
For more than a decade, EAP has been a leading provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, which is widely recognized as an effective, evidence-based treatment for autism. EAP provides ABA services to families across the country. ABA is endorsed by the U.S. Surgeon General and American Academy of Pediatrics as the treatment of choice for autism. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one in 68 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder. ABA therapy is covered by many private and government insurance providers. EAP is a ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Education and Therapy company.
“Early Autism Project has provided life-changing therapy to children throughout the Greenville/Spartanburg area for more than 10 years, both in homes and at our Greenville clinic,” said Ann Eldridge, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the ChanceLight Behavioral Health Division. “The number of children with autism spectrum and related disorders continues to increase and the Spartanburg clinic will allow us to provide more children in this community with Applied Behavior Analysis therapy to help them reach their full potential.”
Casey Gregory, Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), has been named clinic director and will be responsible for management of the Spartanburg clinic operations. Gregory, who is also a Board Certified Music Therapist, began working with EAP in 2009 and provides program coordination services, assessments, supervision, and training for home-based, clinic-based and school district ABA programs. Gregory earned her Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy in 2002 from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; completed BCaBA coursework through the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Fla.; graduated from the University of West Florida, Pensacola, Fla. with a Master’s degree in Exceptional Education and Applied Behavior Analysis. Gregory resides in Upstate South Carolina.
About Early Autism Project
Early Autism Project (EAP) provides Applied Behavior Analysis therapy, which is widely recognized as an effective, evidence-based treatment for autism and is covered by many private and government insurance providers, including TRICARE, for children and young adults between the ages of 20 months and 21 years with autism spectrum and related disorders. EAP, a ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Education and Therapy company, provides comprehensive services to children and their families in their homes, in EAP clinics, in schools and at or near military bases throughout the country. For more information, visit www.earlyautismproject.com.