Take advantage of these last few weeks of summer vacation with the August Smarty! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcxhrZmmP74&list=PLzpc1lUvttW9PRJlOE86lvjE7SAqIMM3N This month our art goes outside and becomes a social activity – Ice and Water Bottle Bowling!
Our new office will handle most areas North of the Valley in the Conejo Valley
SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 31, 2013 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), one of the world’s largest and most effective autism treatment providers offering evidence-based, state-of-the-art therapy, will host the grand opening of its San Marcos treatment center on Saturday, August 17, 2013, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m., at 334 Via Vera Cruz. The community is invited to meet the staff, tour the facility, and review the cutting-edge CARD curriculum. The afternoon will include a reception, presentations, live entertainment, and child-friendly activities. Refreshments and childcare will be provided. Attendees must RSVP to D.Plump@centerforautism.com.
This is the story of Maddy and her amazing story of progress through autism with the help of her dedicated and loving parents and Skills®, an online autism treatment program. Maddy wasn’t fortunate enough to live anywhere near a CARD treatment center, so her family enlisted the help of Skills – an online program for the treatment of autism. Skills allowed Maddy to benefit from access to a world-class web-based system for designing and managing a professional-quality autism treatment plan with the added benefit of live support via webchat or the Skills online support center. Watch this video, and see for yourself firsthand how Skills made a difference in Maddy’s life.
We would like to formally invite you to the grand opening of our Thousand Oaks treatment center on Wednesday, July 31st from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Join world-renowned autism expert and CARD founder/CEO Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA-D and 10-year-old Ethan Gorin, who has recovered from autism, for a special evening featuring a reception, presentations and an opportunity to meet the CARD team, tour the facility and learn about the most effective, evidence-based treatment services for individuals with autism.
Center-based programs enable therapists to work with a child throughout the day in a setting that is specifically designed to maximize learning opportunities. In addition to intensive intervention, at a CARD therapy center, children have opportunities for socialization through small group instruction and peer activities. Supervisors and consultants are also onsite over-seeing all programs, to further maximize program effectiveness.
California’s autism community suffered major setbacks last week in its efforts to gain access to autism treatment for all Californians. In a last-minute change, Governor Brown and the Legislature struck a budget deal for Medi-Cal funding which fell short of a previous attempt by Assemblymember John Perez (D-Los Angeles) and Senator Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) that would have given Medi-Cal beneficiaries the same benefits as the essential health benefits in California’s health exchange. As a result, Medi-Cal enrollees will not have coverage for autism treatment services, better known as applied behavior analysis (ABA). While some Medi-Cal enrollees will have access to ABA through California’s regional centers, many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) do not meet the regional centers’ more stringent criteria.
We are proud to announce the opening of our new CARD Boston treatment center, located at 331 Montvale Ave., 5th Floor, in Woburn. The grand opening will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm. The community is invited to meet our staff, tour the facility, and review the state-of-the-art CARD curriculum. Refreshments and childcare will be provided.
The San Jose office for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD, Inc.) was proud to participate again this year in the Bay Area Walk Now event sponsored by Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization supporting families affected with Autism. This marked the 11th year that this walk has taken place in the city of San Jose, CA at History Park at Kelly Park.
My 4-year-old’s BFF, June, (who happens to be the daughter of my BFF) has a younger sister with autism. She recently started an ABA program with CARD and the family has therapists popping in and out of their house on a daily basis.