PALO ALTO, California – September 6, 2018 – Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of comprehensive digital autism solutions including training, curriculum and educational materials and virtual consulting, today announced the official launch of Ever Learning, the destination for quality training and educational products to support evidence-based education and intervention programs and its breakthrough All-Access Subscription
PALO ALTO, California – September 6, 2018 – Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of comprehensive digital autism solutions including training, curriculum and educational materials and virtual consulting, today announced the official launch of Ever Learning, the destination for quality training and educational products to support evidence-based education and intervention programs and its breakthrough All-Access Subscription.
There is a Worldwide Scarcity of Trained Professionals to Implement Evidenced-Based Intervention Programs for Autism and Other Special Needs
There are approximately 70 million people with autism in the world, using a conservative prevalence-rate of 1 in 100. Sadly, less than 10% of the world’s population with autism have access to a life-changing intervention known as Applied Behavioral Analysis. ABA is an evidenced-based intervention that has demonstrated with early and intensive application to generate a 47% success rate helping children with autism to mainstream. Furthermore, ABA can help over 90% of people on the autism spectrum achieve some level of independence. However, there is currently a shortage of certified ABA experts, called Board Certified Behavioral Analysts (BCBAs), with only 29,000 worldwide (and most within the U.S.). As a result of the extreme scarcity of ABA experts to treat and supervise intervention programs, ABA therapy is currently only accessible in a handful of countries.
The universal challenge then is twofold: 1) ABA programs consume a significant amount of time and resources (about 35 hours per week. 2) Correspondingly, ABA is very expensive with costs ranging from $75,000 –- $125,000 annually. Even if a portion of ABA therapy is covered by insurance, the out-of-pocket costs are still substantial.
Making ABA Intervention Programs More Accessible, Affordable and Easier to Customize for Parents, Educators and Clinicians
Special Learning has been a most trusted source for all the professional development training needed by BCBAs but has also spent the last 8 years developing, designing, testing, refining and now implementing the best and most cost-effective means to provide digital access to ABA. The launch of Ever Learning and the introduction of its All-Access Monthly Subscription will make their Autism training and Problem Behavior videos, Social Stories, Flashcards, Visual Schedules, File Folders, Tracing Cards, Assessment Tools, Data Sheets, Literature Summaries, Educator Training Series — and hundreds of other products easily accessible for an affordable price of $9.99/month to anyone with an internet connection anywhere in the world!
“We are excited to continue to serve the development and training needs of BCBAs and other certified behavior professionals through Special Learning, while now with the launch of Ever Learning’s All-Access, parents, educators and even clinicians can have access to hundreds of customizable tools to tailor ABA interventions programs for their own specific needs.” said Karen Chung, CEO at Special Learning, Inc.
For more information on Special Learning’s products or any of the other ABA programs and materials, visit Special Learning’s website.
For more information on Ever Learning’s products and the All-Access Monthly Subscription program visit Ever Learning’s website.
About Ever Learning
Ever Learning exists to provide the global autism community with highest quality training, education and teaching resources to support the learning needs of children, adolescents and adults with Autism and other special needs.
Ever Learning is a sister company of Special Learning, Inc., a company founded by an entrepreneur with a mission to help over 70 million people in the world living with autism acquire the skills they need to live happy, fulfilling lives.
While Special Learning focuses on professional development of highly trained and credentialed healthcare professionals like Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA), Speech Language Pathologists and Occupational
Therapists and Psychologists, Ever Learning is focused on parents, educators and other healthcare practitioners
About Special Learning, Inc.
Founded in 2010, Special Learning is a global network that provides training, curriculum, educational material, and virtual consultation/supervision to the autism and special needs community through its website, special-learning.com. The company is passionate about changing the lives of people with Autism and other special needs by helping teachers, parents and service providers with exceptional resources based on clinically proven Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles and methodologies. ABA therapy provides a proven track record of results that more subjectively administered therapies cannot match.
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