Entries by Kelly Robinson

Racial Disparity in Autism Diagnoses

Though we have seen a rapid increase in autism diagnoses in recent years, dozens of children are still falling through the cracks and a pronounced racial disparity in autism diagnosis has emerged. A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identifies 1 in 59 children as having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). However, despite a 15 percent […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Autism’s Care Gap

  Raising a child with autism comes with enough challenges as it is. Having access to care shouldn’t be one of them. These numbers paint a grim picture for the state of autism care in America. This year, the CDC reported a 15% increase in the prevalence of autism diagnosis from 1 in 68 to 1 […]

Autism’s Care Gap: When Resources Don’t Meet Demand

For families of children diagnosed with Autism, choosing the right treatment option can be daunting. For many families, however, the choice is made for them due to limited resources and high demand for care in many areas. For these families, new telehealth technology can help provide access and options they may not otherwise have in […]

Behavior Imaging Present for Signing of Autism Insurance Legislation

On April 2, 2018, World Autism Awareness Day, Idaho became the 47th state to provide health insurance coverage of autism treatment. Behavior Imaging founders Ron and Sharon Oberleitner have been longtime advocates of more treatment options for families, and attended the signing at Governor Butch Otter’s office with their son, Robby.       “Families […]

Original Song Aims to Shine a Light on Telehealth and Autism

To raise awareness of the potential of telehealth to improve autism care, Behavior Imaging has partnered with musician Ned Evett to release a new original song and video, “If You Shine a Light on Me.” The song is available on iTunes, and proceeds from downloads will be donated to Autism Speaks, to continue their advocacy […]

Technologies to Lessen the Distress of Autism

By Ron Oberleitner, CEO – Behavior Imaging   This blog shares a title with a paper my colleagues and I wrote and published in Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma Vol. 12, No. 1/2, 2006. In it, we explored aspects of autism that make it a potential traumatic stressor for family members and may put […]

Behavior Imaging Named Top 10 Patient Engagement Solution Provider

Behavior Imaging, an emerging leader in behavioral healthcare through technology, has been named one of Healthcare Tech Outlook‘s Top 10 Patient Solution Providers of 2017.   Patient Engagement Solutions Each year, technology plays a bigger and bigger role in the healthcare industry. Many new technologies are aimed at increasing patient engagement, however, not all providers […]