In 2015, Senator Albers performed a key position within the passing of Ava’s Law, which made Georgia the 41st state to mandate insurance coverage for youngsters six years and youthful with autism. “We labored onerous to move Ava’s Law to make sure youngsters with autism all through Georgia have entry to life-altering remedy within the residence and in clinics just like the one we’re opening in the present day,” stated Senator Albers. “Providing ABA therapy to children with autism is an important investment in their futures and the future of our community because early intervention helps children become more independent and dramatically reduces the cost of lifelong care.”
“The opening of the Early Autism Project Clinic demonstrates how Ava’s Law is positively impacting youngsters with autism all through Georgia,” stated Anna Bullard, vice chairman of presidency, group and enterprise relations for Early Autism Project and mom of Ava Bullard, for whom Ava’s Law is known as. “The further insurance coverage protection offers youngsters with autism entry to crucial early intervention remedy that’s sometimes paid out of pocket by most households. Early intervention helped Ava progress from a two-yr-previous who we have been advised would by no means converse or be in a daily classroom to a profitable seventh-grader who is flourishing in a common schooling classroom and not requires intensive remedy. The new clinic will permit Early Autism Project to offer extra youngsters within the Atlanta space with custom-made ABA remedy packages to assist guarantee youngsters like Ava attain their full potential.”
Guests on the grand opening toured the clinic, which incorporates a big therapeutic play space with a trampoline, slide and different gadgets utilized in remedy, and particular person remedy rooms with talent-constructing video games, books and computer systems.
Early Autism Project additionally operates clinics in Augusta, Byron, Macon and Pooler, and serves greater than 200 youngsters all through Georgia. To study extra, go to www.EarlyAutismProject.com.
Early Autism Project is a part of ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy and Education, an organization that additionally consists of Ombudsman Educational Services, which supplies 32 various education schemes all through Georgia for center and highschool college students who’ve dropped out or who’re vulnerable to dropping out of faculty. ChanceLight, Early Autism Project and Ombudsman share a social mission to supply hope and guarantee youngsters attain their full potential.
About Early Autism Project
Early Autism Project (EAP) supplies Applied Behavior Analysis remedy, which is widely known as an efficient, proof-based mostly remedy for autism and is roofed by many personal and authorities insurance coverage suppliers, together with TRICARE, for youngsters and younger adults between the ages of 20 months and 21 years with autism spectrum and associated issues. EAP, a ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Education and Therapy company, supplies complete providers to youngsters and their households of their houses, in EAP clinics, in faculties and at or close to army bases all through the nation. For extra info, go to www.EarlyAutismProject.com.
Robin Embry, Lovell Communications Inc.
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SOURCE Early Autism Project