Will your insurance pay for an iPad for your child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

WORCESTER, MA… Many parents of children with autism spectrum disorders have found applications like Proloquo2go App, TouchChat, OneVoice or TapToTalk to be very useful tools in their child’s speech development. Unfortunately, with the costs associated with programs for ASD children, many parents can’t afford to buy an iPad to … [Read more...]

Behavioral Concepts, Inc. (BCI) offers internship opportunities for college students for fall 2013

WORCESTER, MA… Behavioral Concepts, Inc. (BCI), a company of behavioral clinicians specializing in the care of children with autism in Central Massachusetts, recently announced the expansion of its fellowship program with Worcester State University. Starting March 26, BCI will be accepting applications for students looking to … [Read more...]

Behavioral Concepts, Inc. (BCI) hires Dracut resident Michael Karanja as clinical coordinator

WORCESTER, MA… Behavioral Concepts, Inc. (BCI), a company of behavioral clinicians specializing in the care of children with autism in Central Massachusetts, recently hired Michael Karanja as a clinical coordinator. Karanja has previously worked in a similar capacity at Melmark New England. As a clinical coordinator at … [Read more...]

A Saturday morning social. Behavioral Concepts, Inc., a child autism services company, adds weekend social skills groups to its offerings.

WORCESTER, MA… Having a child with autism can present many challenges. One of them is finding programs that can teach your child developmental and social skills. The second is finding programs that your health insurance covers. Behavioral Concepts, Inc. (BCI), a company of behavioral clinicians specializing in the care of … [Read more...]

Behavioral Concepts, Inc. (BCI) hires Worcester resident Christine Apostol as clinical coordinator

WORCESTER, MA… Behavioral Concepts, Inc. (BCI), a company of behavioral clinicians specializing in the care of children with autism in Central Massachusetts, recently hired Christine Apostol as a clinical coordinator. Apostol comes to BCI from the Cambridge Public School system as a behavioral specialist. As a clinical … [Read more...]

New service offers insurance insights for parents of children with autism.

WORCESTER, MA… For most parents, preparing your child to go back to school means a trip to the mall for school supplies, a new outfit or two and maybe some new shoes. For parents of children with autism, back to school means all that plus deciphering what programs and assistance is available for their child through the school … [Read more...]

The Bridge Center offers Bridges to Independence: College, Career, Community to students with Asperger’s Syndrome and other disabilities whose goals include college.

BRIDGEWATER, MASS. The Bridge Center, a non-profit (501)(c)( 3) recreation center that serves children with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities, recently announced the 2010-11 schedule for its newest program, Bridges to Independence: College, Career, Community. The program, which serves teens and young adults … [Read more...]

Bridge Center Golf Classic aces fundraising efforts

Ch. 5's Susan Wornick and Dr. Neal Andelman at The Bridge Center's Golf Classic.

BRIDGEWATER, MASS. The Bridge Center, a non-profit (501)(c)( 3) recreation center that serves children with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities, held its 19th annual Golf Classic on Monday, July 19, 2010 at the Olde Scotland Links in Bridgewater, Mass. and the Lakeville Country Club in Lakeville, Mass. This … [Read more...]

New summer programs offered at The Bridge Center in Bridgewater, Mass.

BRIDGEWATER, MASS. The Bridge Center, a non-profit (501)(c)( 3) recreation center that serves children with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities, recently announced its new portfolio of camp programs for Summer 2010. Camp is offered to children and adolescents aged 4-22. That new portfolio includes: Camp … [Read more...]

The Bridge Center names Robert Rhuda as development director

Robert Rhuda

BRIDGEWATER, MASS…  The Bridgewater, Mass.-based The Bridge Center, a non-profit (501)(c)( 3) recreation center that serves children with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities, recently named Robert Rhuda as its Director of Development and Communication.  In this role, Rhuda is responsible for bridging the gap … [Read more...]