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New Jersey: Autism center opens 3rd location; 1/38 (2.8%) kids in NJ have autism

Sept 16, 2022, NJBiz: Bierman Autism Center opens third NJ location https://njbiz.com/bierman-autism-center-opening-third-nj-location/
Expanding its footprint in New Jersey, Bierman Autism Centers opened its third Garden State facility in Eatontown on Sept. 12, according to a Bierman representative.

Founded in 2006, Bierman treats children from 18 months to 9 years of age, using a one-on-one approach. The center said its Applied Behavior Analysis therapy services help children improve behaviors, learn skills and reach new goals. …

“I am excited that Bierman is opening a third location in New Jersey. We can continue our mission to create progress and possibilities for children diagnosed with autism in New Jersey,” Bierman Chief Clinical Officer Christina Barosky said in a statement. “Many excellent clinicians in the area will help us continue to provide the highest quality of care.”

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 35 8-year-olds in New Jersey, or 2.8%, was identified with autism spectrum disorder in 2018. This was the highest proportion of this age group than other area in the U.S. where CDC tracked ASD that year.