Bierman Autism Center opens third NJ location (updated)

Dawn Furnas//September 16, 2022

Bierman Autism Center opens third NJ location (updated)

Dawn Furnas//September 16, 2022

Expanding its footprint in New Jersey, Bierman Autism Centers opened its third Garden State facility in Eatontown on Sept. 12, according to a Bierman representative. 

Founded in 2006, Bierman treats children from 18 months to 9 years of age, using a one-on-one approach. The center said its Applied Behavior Analysis therapy services help children improve behaviors, learn skills and reach new goals. 

Bierman Autism Centers' Berkeley Heights location
Bierman Autism Centers’ Berkeley Heights location – BIERMAN AUTISM CENTERS

Bierman currently has centers in Berkeley Heights and West Windsor, as well as open or soon-to-open locations in six other states. The new Eatontown site is located at 40 Christopher Way. 

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According to Bierman’s website, 77% of the centers’ graduates continue to a general education, general education with support or an inclusion classroom setting. To date, more than 150 children have graduated from Bierman Autism Centers. 

“I am excited that Bierman is opening a third location in New Jersey. We can continue our mission to create progress and possibilities for children diagnosed with autism in New Jersey,” Bierman Chief Clinical Officer Christina Barosky said in a statement. “Many excellent clinicians in the area will help us continue to provide the highest quality of care.”  

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 35 8-year-olds in New Jersey, or 2.8%, was identified with autism spectrum disorder in 2018. This was the highest proportion of this age group than other area in the U.S. where CDC tracked ASD that year. 

Editor’s note: This story was updated at 3:15 p.m. ET Sept. 16 to share a representative’s update that the center opened Sept. 12.