Prism Autism Education & Consultation Earns Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Distinction

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Hartford County Autism Treatment Center Named as Top National Behavioral Service Provider

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At Prism Autism Education & Consultation, we are privileged to have one of the strongest clinical teams in the state supported by eager and committed behavior technicians.

The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) has awarded Prism Autism Education & Consultation with an Award of Distinction, recognizing the organization as a top behavioral service provider in the country. The award celebrates exceptional special needs providers that excel in the areas of clinical quality, staff satisfaction and qualifications, and consumer satisfaction. These areas are measured via a wide-ranging audit, including interviews with agency clinical leadership, a detailed staff qualification review, an anonymous staff satisfaction survey, and an anonymous consumer satisfaction survey.

“Prism Autism Education & Consultation is an organization that exemplifies a deep rooted commitment to excellence reflected in their clinical practices, which abide by best practices in Applied Behavior Analysis, as well as their attention to maintaining staff and consumer satisfaction. This provider cares deeply about and actively works to ensure quality services and scaling ethically,” said Sara Gershfeld, Founder of BHCOE. “We are pleased to commend the Managing Director, Rachael Coburn and the Clinical Director, Rebecca Giammatti and their organization on creating a sustainable program that is an integral resource to the Greater Hartford, New Haven, and Middlesex County autism communities and beyond.”

BHCOE is a trusted source for recognizing top-performing behavioral health providers. Acting as a third-party, the organization systematically measures and reports on existing quality criteria in the behavior analysis community using standardized methods and practices, and awards only those service agencies that meet elite standards.

“At Prism Autism Education & Consultation, we are privileged to have one of the strongest clinical teams in the state supported by eager and committed behavior technicians. Our staff’s passion, clinical expertise, and dedication allows us to provide the very best in behavior analytic care, leading to high-quality social, behavioral, and language acquisition outcomes”, said Rebecca Giammatti, MS, BCBA. Rachael Coburn added, “We are honored to receive this Award of Distinction from the BHCOE. Our team looks forward to providing the finest evidence-based behavioral services throughout Connecticut for years to come.”

About Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE)
The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence is a trusted source that recognizes top-performing behavioral health providers. BHCOE offers a third-party measurement system that differentiates top services providers from exceptional services providers. The BHCOE criterion features standards that subject-matter experts developed to measure state-of-the-art behavioral health services. The organization’s partnership with Love My Provider, an online review of services for families impacted by special needs, allows awardees to be featured as a Center of Excellence on For more information, visit

About Prism Autism Education & Consultation
Our mission at Prism Autism Education & Consultation is to make long-term, socially significant improvements in the lives of children with autism spectrum disorders. We focus on creating lasting relationships with the children, their families, and teams. Utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, we develop individualized curriculum including behavioral supports and training of those in the children’s lives in order to increase their academic, language, and social successes. For more information, please visit

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