Parents of 6 Year Old with Autism Work to Offer Affordable Alternative for Parents
Posted Feb 07 2009 12:00am
ALPHARETTA, Ga., Feb. 3, 2009 -- Parents of children with autism often face a daunting task of paying for the prescribed hours of ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) therapy for their children. With the rate of autism listed at 1 in every 150 children, and the average yearly cost of ABA therapy between $20,000 and $50,000, more families than ever are facing an uphill battle to pay for services. Only a handful of states mandate insurance companies to pay for ABA and for those that can't afford therapy, there is little available.
In an effort to provide every family with a chance to help their children, Maximum Potential Group (http://www.maximumpotentialkids.com) of Alpharetta, GA has released an ABA training course that provides parents with an opportunity to learn the principles of ABA. The program gives parents, school systems and caregivers everything they need to make a difference in the lives of their children and students, at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy options.