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Rockford, IL: Autism provider opens second clinic; 'clearly a great need for ABA'

Sept 22, 2022, Finance Yahoo: Children's Autism Treatment Group Adds Second Clinic in Rockford to Meet Demand from Local Families

ROCKFORD, Ill -- Caravel Autism Health, a leader in the diagnosis and treatment of young children on the autism spectrum, has opened a second Rockford clinic in response to strong local demand from families. The new clinic is located at 4940 E. State Street.

Caravel's team specializes in evidence-based Applied Behavior Analysis therapy, which helps children with autism learn to connect with the world around them.

Caravel opened its first Rockford location in 2020, offering clinic-based ABA therapy. This treatment uses positive reinforcement to increase language and communication skills, improve focus, and decrease unwanted behaviors. It is recognized for its effectiveness by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention….

Katie Check is Caravel's clinic director at the new Rockford site. "We've had an overwhelmingly positive response since we opened our first clinic here in 2020," said Check. "There was clearly a great need for ABA services here in Rockford because we quickly reached maximum capacity at that first location. It's a wonderful feeling to be able to open another clinic and give even more families access to this much-needed therapy."…


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