Entries by The Star Academy


Portraits of Hope – Jack, Riley & Nick

JACK, RILEY AND NICK’S portrait of hope DIAGNOSIS: Autism AGE AT DIAGNOSIS: 3 ¾ BEGAN SERVICES WITH CARD: April, 2011 ABA HOURS PER WEEK: 25 hours MAJOR MILESTONES: During an early ABA session, Jack Riley’s therapist was withholding markers from him until he identified which color he wanted to use. Coloring was his favorite activity […]


Portraits of Hope – Maddy

MADDY’S portrait of hope DIAGNOSIS: Autism Spectrum Disorder AGE AT DIAGNOSIS: 2 years and 1 month BEGAN SERVICES WITH CARD: Began using Skills in November 2010 at 2.5 years old ABA HOURS PER WEEK: 30 hours MAJOR MILESTONES: We started our ABA program in September and in October, she reached out and asked me to […]