Ean is mostly non-verbal, but can use some sounds, words, and phrases. We encourage and accept any method of communication from Ean. Sometimes, Ean will form complete sentences via his communication apps –– Proloquo2Go™ and Proloquo4Text™ –– or simply via texts. Ean can also communicate using sign language and visual and gestural cues. Our staff are trained to observe and interpret cues for meaning.

He is very social and active, enjoying various activities such as:

  • Hiking on trails and walking through the parks in the area
  • Swimming
  • Going to Dorney Park
  • Jumping at trampoline parks
  • Going to the movies
  • Miniature golfing
  • Going to the mall
  • Dining at his favorite restaurants ( Subway, MOD Pizza, Chipotle )
  • Watching YouTube videos on his computer
  • Going for rides in his van with staff

He has a wide variety of other interests that include:

  • Blue's Clues
  • Teletubbies
  • Baby Einstein
  • Candy Crush
  • Drawing
  • Watching movies and TV shows on Netflix

Ean has an experienced and dedicated team that assist him in living an everyday life and achieving his full potential. His team includes a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA), PT, OT, Speech, DIR™ Clinicians, Supports Coordinator, direct support professionals, and natural supports. We have found that consistency is the core to implementing his treatment plan with integrity. Ean is mastering and learning many activities of daily living ( ADLs ) and is an active part in his community. All staff are trained in Professional Crisis Management™(PCM), Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) trainings, as well as various other trainings offered by Office of Developmental (ODP) in order to effectively work with Ean and follow the goals and outcomes of his Individualized Education Plan (IEP), Individualized Support Plan (ISP), and Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP). 

Ean is a 19 year old young man that llives a meaningful everyday life. 

His daily and weekly routine consists of:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) 
  • Developmental, Individual-Difference, and Relationship-Based Model (DIR) 
  • Speech, occupational therapy (OT), physical therapy (PT)
  • Home school
  • Community outings
  • Spending quality time with his family

Meet Ean

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