Hopebridge brings pediatric autism therapy services to
Indianapolis, 02 Feb. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers is bringing its innovative blend of multidisciplinary services closer to home for children in North Carolina, due to the national focus on early intervention and the early identification. One of the nation’s largest autism therapy providers, Hopebridge brings nearly two decades of knowledge, experience and care to the state with up to fifteen sites slated to open within twelve to ten- next eight months.
The first five North Carolina Family Service Centers are located at:
- Hopebridge Apex (now open): 2311 Energy Drive, Building 9, Apex, NC 27502
- Hopebridge Chapel Hill (now open): 50101 Governor’s Drive, Suite 170, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
- Hopebridge Huntersville: 9930 Kincey Avenue, Suite 140, Huntersville, NC 28078
- Hopebridge Charlotte Southwest: 701 Forest Point Circle, Charlotte, NC 28273
- Hopebridge Indian Trail: 6098 W Hwy 74, Indian Trail, NC 28079
- Other center openings will be announced!
“Hopebridge’s mission is to help as many children with autism spectrum disorders as possible,” said Hopebridge CEO Dennis May. “Early identification is key to helping the child receive life-changing therapy sooner. That’s why we’re thrilled to provide high-quality autism services and support to Caroline’s families. North.
Hopebridge is currently planning autism testing and applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy assessments for Apex and Chapel Hill.
To ensure convenience of care, Hopebridge plans to add occupational, speech and nutrition therapy to the centers in the near future. This interdisciplinary 360 Care approach allows the team to create personalized care plans aimed at meeting the needs of each child.
North Carolina families living with autism will receive a wide range of benefits and services at Hopebridge, including:
- Diagnostic and Applied Behavior Analysis assessments – now in planning
- State-of-the-art facilities designed specifically to enhance pediatric therapy for a range of levels of functioning
- Centers with approximately 20 rooms designed to reduce distractions and enhance therapy sessions, including specific rooms to focus on integration into a school environment
- Large gymnasiums and playrooms to develop gross and fine motor skills
- Socialization with peers to target specific social and pragmatic goals
- A full-service care and benefits team to help families navigate their insurance coverage options, including Medicaid
- Specially designed parent training and education to maximize the effects of therapy outside the walls of the center
“A top priority for Hopebridge is to reduce barriers for North Carolina’s autism community,” said Kim Strunk, chief clinical strategy officer at Hopebridge. “It is crucial to identify delays and challenges earlier in life and to intervene during a child’s developmental milestones. Hopebridge also provides families with the clinical quality and resources needed to help their children pursue academic success and long-term independence.
The organization recently announced a major hiring effort, aiming to open 40 new centers and hire 4,000 team members in 2022. The North Carolina expansion is expected to create more than 800 jobs in state, which ensures that every child in Hopebridge receives one. -on therapy. The roles are made up of Board Certified Behavioral Analysts (BCBA), Registered Behavioral Technicians (RBT), Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists and other industry professionals. To learn more about job opportunities at Hopebridge, visit hopebridge.com/jobs/.
To schedule an autism test, ABA assessment or private tour of a Hopebridge center, please visit hopebridge.com/contact.
For a complete list of Hopebridge centers and services, visit hopebridge.com/centers/.
Hopebridge was founded in 2005 to meet the growing need for autism treatment services and to improve the lives of affected children and families. Hopebridge is committed to providing personalized outpatient ABA, occupational therapy, speech therapy and nutrition therapies for children affected by autism spectrum disorders and behavioral, physical, social, communication and sensory challenges. Hopebridge provides a place of trust where they can receive the care, support and hope they deserve.
More than a decade later, Hopebridge continues to open state-of-the-art autism treatment centers in new communities to reach patients and families in need of services. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Hopebridge operates more than 100 centers in the following twelve states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio and Tennessee.