In Their Own Words – Acorn Health Employee Spotlight on Intake Coordinator Jessica Olsen
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by Rachel Johnson
1d ago
When parents are navigating the process of finding ABA therapy for their child, it can at times feel lonely and overwhelming. What helps during those moments is when you find someone along that journey that says, “I know how you are feeling. I can help.” That warmth and connection is something that you’ll find throughout your experience with Acorn Health. From the moment a caregiver calls Acorn Health to the exciting time when a learner graduates from ABA therapy, our team members are there every step of the way, providing guidance and support. Across the country, our diverse teams include pr ..read more
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ABA Techniques for Tantrums
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by Rachel Johnson
3w ago
Almost every parent has been on the receiving end of a frustrated child who proceeds to throw a tantrum. The flailing arms, screaming, yelling, and other behaviors can be hard for a parent to handle, especially in public settings. However, whether a child is neurotypical or has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), tantrums are common. When you understand why your child is triggered to throw a tantrum, you can better help them navigate those emotions and remain calm and centered yourself when they occur. What are Tantrums? Because young children often have not developed the skil ..read more
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Summer Fun Awaits: How to Choose the Best Summer Camps for Your Child with Autism
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by Rachel Johnson
2M ago
This time of year many parents are researching and planning summer camps for their children. That process is time-consuming, and it can be challenging to know which camps are right for your child. There are so many different types of summer camps – specialized camps for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), specialized sports camps, overnight camps, and community-based camp environments. For children with autism, there is no one “right way” to do summer camp. Your child may thrive in a traditional camp environment or may be better suited for a camp designed for children with disabilit ..read more
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Women We Admire names Krista Boe among the Top Women Leaders of Michigan
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by Gruffy Goat
3M ago
CORAL GABLES, Fla., April 15, 2024 — Acorn Health’s Chief Clinical Officer Krista Boe was featured fourth on the 2024 Top 50 Women Leaders of Michigan, a list published by Women We Admire. Boe was recognized for her leadership role within Acorn Health and her work with the Michigan Autism Council.   Boe, of Grand Rapids, MI., is a passionate and dedicated clinician with extensive strategic health care executive leadership experience. She has served diverse patient populations, across a multitude of care settings, and as a member of highly cross-functional teams for more than 15 years ..read more
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Acorn Health Temporarily Relocates Grandville Center
Acorn Health Blog
by Gruffy Goat
3M ago
CORAL GABLES, Fla., April 10, 2024 — Acorn Health, an accredited national provider of applied behavior analysis therapy, has taken swift action to temporarily relocate its center in Grandville, Michigan following recent water damage.  For the next nine months, the Grandville center will operate at 3349 Century Center St., SW. This temporary change in location is in response to flooding from a burst water pipe that occurred at the original Grandville center earlier this year.    “I’m happy to announce Acorn Health has a temporary center in Grandville ready to treat clients o ..read more
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April is Autism Awareness, Acceptance and Advocacy Month
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by Alex Goodwin
3M ago
Every April, people across the world recognize Autism Awareness Month, whether in support of a loved one, son, daughter, neighbor, friend or co-worker.  This month, and always, Acorn Health is focused on the three A’s: *Awareness*Acceptance*Advocacy Today, there are more than 7 million autistic Americans. By choosing acceptance, awareness and advocacy, we can all do more to champion neurodiversity and make our world a more understanding place for all. What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder? As communities come together this month to bring awareness and acceptance around autism spectrum disorder ..read more
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Acorn Health Expands Services to East Tennessee with New Center in Knoxville
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by Gruffy Goat
4M ago
CORAL GABLES, Fla., March 5, 2024 — Acorn Health, a national network of accredited applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy centers, is excited to expand services in Tennessee with the opening of a new center in Knoxville located at 6312 Kingston Pike, Suite B.   “This new location provides several therapy rooms and flex spaces,” says Ashlee McBride, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, clinical director for Acorn Health at Knoxville. “Our clinical team collaborated to create enriched spaces that will foster peer interactions and accommodate various interests and needs of each of our individual clients ..read more
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Whitney Jones Recognized among the Top 50 Women Leaders in Orlando
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by Gruffy Goat
4M ago
CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb., 29, 2024 — Acorn Health Senior Vice President of Marketing and Client Acquisitions Whitney Jones was named one of Orlando’s Top 50 Women Leaders, a list published by Women We Admire.  The list recognizes members in leadership roles and considered exceptional by their peers. Jones was acknowledged for the role she played in Acorn Health’s expansion of access to autism services, growing the organization from 20 locations in 2020 to more than 75 now. “I’m humbled to be recognized along with so many impressive Orlando leaders,” said Jones. “I always strive to work ha ..read more
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Acorn Health’s Severna Park Center Relocated
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by Gruffy Goat
5M ago
CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 30, 2024 — Acorn Health, a national provider of applied behavior analysis for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, relocated its center in Severna Park, Maryland. Now located at 877 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., suite 100, the center features a floorplan that is better suited for ABA therapy.   “The new location provides a more functional use of space,” said Cathy Judkins, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, clinical director for Acorn Health at Severna Park. “We were able to add dedicated spaces for certain skills including a group room and a pretend play/social pla ..read more
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Don Borchert named Acorn Health’s Chief Financial Officer
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by Gruffy Goat
6M ago
CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 25, 2024 — Acorn Health, a leading national provider of applied behavior analysis for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, announces Don Borchert as its new chief financial officer.    “Don’s breadth of knowledge and years of experience across healthcare verticals will be an incredible resource as Acorn Health expands access to care and focuses on quality care delivery in the ABA industry.” says Rich Hallworth, president and chief executive officer of Acorn Health. “His experience is a welcome addition to our dynamic leadership team, and we ..read more
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