Entries by Andrew Long

The Importance Of Reading More Than Just Journal Articles

An area that we really encourage behavior analysts and others involved in the delivery of therapy for individuals with autism is to read some documents that may not be as entertaining and interesting as journal articles. Students in behavior analysis are often told to make sure that they are “evidence-based” and to stay on top […]

Association for Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT)

The Association for Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT) is a non-profit autism organization that was founded in 1998. Based in Hoboken, New Jersey, their aim is to “promote safe, effective, science-based treatments for people with autism by disseminating accurate, timely, and scientifically sound information”.

Workshop tackles challenges of writing medically necessary treatment plans for autism

As many individuals throughout the United States can attest, getting insurance coverage for certain conditions can best be described as another form of hell. And it’s especially the case for many individuals with autism. Treatments, even when shown to be effective, are regularly rejected. As one couple recently told Capital Public Radio, their insurance provider […]

Need help developing more compelling medically necessary treatment plans for autism?

As most of the nation fixates on the future of health insurance, clinicians and other professionals in the field of autism care continue their ongoing battle to make a case for coverage of treatments like applied behavioral analysis (ABA). Just recently, Capital Public Radio in Sacramento reported that California patients are facing insurance denials in […]

We’re Looking a Little Different Today…

You just might’ve noticed that we have a whole new appearance! That’s because we celebrated our 15th birthday in September, so we’ve adopted a little more grown-up look — refreshing our brand to appropriately salute our evolution from 2002 to where we are today. Yesterday, we were Little Star Center. Today, we are LittleStar ABA […]