Forest's ABA Program Recognizes Autism Awareness Month

The ABA program here at Forest has upcoming events to recognize Autism Awareness Month in April. All events are open to the community. Please join us!
  1. Light It Up Blue and Faces of Autism Photography Exhibit on Friday, April 1 in conjunction with First Friday Artwalk and Randy Bacon Photography Studio from 6-10 pm. We will be distributing blue glow bracelets and will light blue lamps when the sun sets. This is just one of hundreds of events happening internationally to shine a light on Autism. Please wear blue all day Friday to raise awareness of the disorders that affect 1 out of every 110 children. For more information, please click here.
  2. Faces of Autism Parents' and Family reception on Friday, April 8 at the Francis D. Jones Library in The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute from 6-9 pm. We will be hosting a FREE Discovery Center educational activity for children from preschool through 5th grade at 7 pm that will be repeated at 7:30 pm. There will also be information about support resources for families with Autism and light refreshments. The general community is invited to attend and meet these families and children from the exhibit. More information is available here.
  3. Burrell Autism Fair on Saturday, April 9 at 1300 Bradford Parkway in Springfield. The ABA program and Robert J. Murney Clinic will be exhibiting from 10 am-1 pm along with others involved in providing Autism services in the community. Click here for an informational flyer.
Forest's Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis program is approved by Behavior Analyst Certification Board. For additional information, please contact admissions toll-free at (800) 424-7793 or email