Entries by Little Star

Meet the Little Star clinical team at our May 3 Newburgh Center open house!

Little Star is proud to invite the community and prospective Little Star parents to tour our newest center in Newburgh. On Wednesday, May 3, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., we welcome you to come check out our latest ABA therapy center, meet our clinical team and learn how you can enroll your child to […]

ABA therapy and insurance: What you need to know

Many families with children affected by autism are currently reviewing insurance options during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment process. Here are four things to keep in mind as you consider ABA therapy and insurance: ABA therapy insurance coverage is different with each policy. Coverage is dependent on whether your employer is self-funded or fully […]

Stars event postponed due to threat of rain

Due to the threat of rain this morning (Monday, April 7), Little Star Center has moved its autism awareness month event to Wednesday, April 9 instead of this morning. On Wednesday, April 9 Little Star learners and professionals will be placing signs that demonstrate the impact of autism at Little Star Center facilities in Carmel […]

We found our perfect match at Little Star

By Onya Jones When Kaleigh was 3 years old, we searched for the perfect ABA facility to address her needs. At the time, she wasn’t ready for developmental preschool. She needed more one-on-one assistance. I began searching for therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and came upon Little Star Center’s website. It was very […]

We are forever grateful to Little Star Center

By Siovhan Lawrence   Upon our son Bradley’s formal autism diagnosis, we did everything we could to get him the best services.  In doing so, we enrolled him part-time in a structured ABA school in North Carolina, where we lived at the time. Staff at the school let us know that the three hours per […]

Updates about the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

By Michele Trivedi, MHA Citizens who need health coverage to start on Jan. 1 have more time to apply. The federal government has extended the deadline to Dec. 23. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides navigators to assist those who have questions or need help signing up for a plan. To find a local navigator, […]

Little Star Center Opening in Bloomington

Little Star Center is expanding services for families and children affected by autism to Bloomington. The new Little Star Center Bloomington will open spring 2014. Center leaders will begin accepting applications for evaluations for learners and staff in January. Application Process and Open House Applications will be accepted from families with children affected by autism […]

My son and his best friend Lulu

  By Mary Rosswurm, executive director Little Star Center We have always had dogs and have six currently. When our son Brad was born, we had a small terrier mix mutt named Barney. Growing up, Brad was never afraid of the dogs, but not very engaged with them, either. This changed in 2008, when Lulu, […]

Great speakers, informative sessions at ASHA convention

By Kasey Philpott, MS, CCC-SLP I recently attended the annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) convention in Chicago.  With over 12,000 attendees, the ASHA convention provides a plethora of learning opportunities for speech language pathologists and audiologists alike covering a variety of topics, including speech sound disorders, autism, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), hearing loss, swallowing […]