What’s New at ABC Singapore
Expansion to Indonesia
ABC Center Singapore is happy to announce its upcoming opening up services to families in Jakarta, Indonesia. The program includes in-person clinical consultation and clinical assessment of children, parent training, and creation of individualised intervention plan together with options for 1on1 ABA therapy either online, or via supervision of parents and caregivers. (January 2023)
ECDA Renewal of EarlyPreps PPIP Program
We are proud that ABC Center’s EarlyPreps group ABA program has been renewed as a provider in the ECDA (Early Childhood Development Agency) PPIP program (pilot for private intervention providers). ABC Center is the only ABA-focused provider among ECDA’s PPIP selected programs. The PPIP program allows Singaporean families access to our EarlyPreps group intervention program with subsidies provided by ECDA. (March 2022)
New Center Opening: ABC @ Mountbatten Centre
In line with our intention to provide ABA services to more Singapore families, we are happy to announce the opening of ABC Center at Mountbatten Centre, near Singapore’s East Coast. This allows easier access to our ABC Center facilities to more families in Singapore. (January 2021)
ABC Center Singapore’s EarlyPreps programme has been appointed by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) for the Pilot for Private Intervention Providers (PPIP) Scheme.
This means that ABC’s EarlyPreps has met the rigorous criteria set by the MSF – involving the curriculum, teaching staff, fees and other operational areas.
Singaporean and PR children (from 0-6 yrs) who are recommended by their pediatricians to receive Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC) or PPIP intervention, will be able to apply for and receive government subsidies. (May 2017)
ABC Center has expanded into a new EarlyPreps Preschool program. This is an early intervention pre-school where children learn pre-school academic curriculum in small groups, while still having individualized programs for each child. (May 2017)
ABC Center has expanded its In Home ABA Program with for after-school hours to help children who are in school (either typical or special schools), but also require individualized ABA support at home after school (May 2017)
ABC Center Singapore now provides ABA Program (both ABA and Infant Toddler) in both English and Mandarin (July 2015)
ABC Center Singapore is expanding its programs to include Play Skill Groups, Social Skill Groups and Independent Living Skills (April 2014)
ABC Center Singapore has been selected to provide training for undergraduate students of Ngee Ann Polytechnic University. (Aug 2013)
ABC Center Singapore’s first graduation and ceremony (Nov. 2011).
ABC Center Singapore has been selected as one of few private institutions to provide internship for Masteral Degree students of Clinical Psychology of the National University of Singapore. (April 2011)
ABC Center Singapore is an approved Early Intervention Center registered under the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports. (2010)
What’s New at ABC Globally
ABC’s ABA treatment is now insurance covered in the USA for Tri West Health Care Alliance, United Behavioral Health, AETNA, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, HUMANA Military Health Care Services, and Blue Shield.
Joseph Morrow presented “Recent ABA Research in Autism Treatment” in Wuhan, China in March 2011.
Joseph Morrow, Brenda Terzich-Garland, Rick Gutierrez and Mari Ueda-Tao visited Vienna, Austria, to provide a workshop and conduct behavioral assessments in June 2010.
Mari Ueda-Tao and Kristen Silliman presented a workshop in Ethiopia in 2010.
Joseph Morrow presented a paper on the History and Philosophy of Applied Behavior Analysis at Lille, France, Vienna,Austria and Singapore in 2009.
Nicole Tisdale Stephanie Sheridan, and Rick Gutierrez consulted at the ABCREAL school in Portugal in 2009.
Rick Gutierrez and Hui Ling Loh presented a workshop in Singapore in 2009.
ABC, Inc. presented a workshop on ABA principles in Portugal in March, 2009.
Connie Wong, Rick Gutierrez & Joseph Morrow were consultants to the Applied Behavior Analysis program at the University of Charles de Gaulle in Lille, France in November, 2008
Hui Ling Loh, presented a workshop in Wuhan, China in September, 2008.
Steven Richardson established in–home programs in Bucharest, Romania in September, 2008.
Joseph Morrow presented a lecture on ABA history and philosophy at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal in September, 2008.
Kerry Madden, Mari Ueda-Tao and Rick Gutierrez played key roles in the establishment of the ABC REAL school in Lisbon, Portugal in September and October, 2008.
Joseph Morrow met with University officials in Wuhan, China concerning the establishment of a BCBA program in October 2008.
Joseph Morrow has an in press publication on the History and Philosophy of Applied Behavior Analysis in the Romanian Journal of Special Education.
ABAI President William Heward presented a one day workshop on principles of teaching at the Sacramento campus of ABC, Inc. in July 2008.
Brenda Terzich, Mari Ueda-Tao and Natalie Preston were in Iceland establishing an ABA program in early 2008.
Robyn Matsumoto, Rebecca Akroyd, Mari Ueda-Tao and Phyllis Williamson presented a data based paper on teaching language to infant-toddlers with autism at the ABAI Conference on Autism, in early 2008.