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New Orleans: Autism provider partners with special school; "growing population" of ASD kids

Dec 6, 2021, Biz New Orleans: Touchstone Partners with St. Michael Special School

In response to a growing population of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Touchstone ABA ABA announced plans to enter into a collaborative effort with St. Michael Special School. Touchstone is an Applied Behavior Analysis provider for individuals, families and schools, delivering treatment and training in Houma, Thibodaux, Hammond, Lafayette, Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Clients include children and adults diagnosed with autism and individuals with learning and language differences and other behavioral challenges…. In addition, Touchstone ABA has announced that Dr. Francis Hwang has joined the team as a site-based supervisor in New Orleans at St. Michael Special School, where she leads the startup of the newly launched on-site clinic. Hwang joins the team as a graduate from Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City where she earned her Master’s and Doctorate in ABA. “I am so excited for the opportunity to not only expand Touchstone ABA but to help the children and adolescents of St. Michael Special School who benefit from ABA services. We’re honored to join their campus and be readily available to those in need,” said Hwang.

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