Sacramento, California (PRWEB) September 11, 2012
Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST), with headquarters in Culver City, California, is proud to announce that their therapy services are now available in the greater Sacramento area including Yolo and Solano counties. AST provides autism therapy support and programs to families, schools, individuals and communities.
From its inception, AST served as a compassionate advocate for children and families navigating the challenges of autism. AST is guided by the principle that the best results are achieved with family focused programs and hands on parental involvement grounded in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) overseen by highly experienced and trained clinicians. AST is passionate about its work and dedicated to its mission. This passion and dedication continues to earn AST recognition as an innovative, world-class agency with the highest level of ethics and clinical standards.
In regards to the recent move into the Sacramento autism community AST’s VP of Business Development, Rob Haupt says, “We are excited to be serving individuals with autism in the greater Sacramento area, which has always been an active autism community. I am especially pleased to announce that our new director is a dear friend and mentor, Jocelyn Thompson. She is a licensed clinical social worker and a board certified behavior analyst and is truly passionate about helping those affected by autism.”
Jocelyn Thompson, LCSW, BCBA, has over 12 years of experience working with individuals with special needs. She spent 5 years with Autism Spectrum Therapies excelling at various positions including, supervisor, coordinator of staff development and director of clinical services. Jocelyn is excited to return to work with AST, and is looking forward to spearheading the opening of a new office for the company in Sacramento.
About Autism Spectrum Therapies
Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST) is committed to a world where people with developmental challenges, and the people who love them, dream and achieve their true potential.
Rooted in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), the strongest and broadest evidence-based approach, AST offers the most clinically appropriate and effective services within a family-friendly environment to infants, children and adults. Working in family’s homes, communities, and schools, AST addresses all developmental needs, including language development, social skills, and building independence across the lifespan.
Employing the finest clinicians including an unmatched number of Ph.D.’s (10 and growing) and over 60 Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists on staff, AST continues to grow nationally in applied clinical and research communities. Explore our website http://www.autismtherapies.com and discover how Autism Spectrum Therapies is helping individuals with autism achieve their full potential.