Autism & Behavior Services Celebrates New Location Nov. 14

Monday, November 4, 2013

Autism & Behavior Services will celebrate its new location on Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. The business is located at 4204 Benton Drive. The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce is coordinating the event.


This non-profit provides applied behavior analysis services to children and families affected by autism and related disabilities. Their mission is to provide quality services that improves the child and family quality of life.


Hours of operation are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, Monday through Friday, from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays.


For more information about Autism & Behavior Services, please contact Laura Forkum Berryhill at 664-0901.



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