PRESS RELEASE

The spirit of entrepreneurship is alive and kicking in Northern California— and we couldn’t be happier to be a part of all the action! Denise Pollard, Founder and CEO of Center for Learning and Autism Support Services, Inc. (CLASS), was recently announced as a semifinalist in the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Northern California Awards program.

As the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur Of The Year has been at the forefront of identifying game‑changing business leaders for more than three decades. The program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, John Mackey of Whole Foods Market Inc., Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn Corporation and Mindy Grossman of HSN, Inc. We’re honored to have Denise Pollard recognized among so many other notable business luminaries in Northern California.

Learn more about the Entrepreneur Of The Year Northern California program and follow our journey to the awards! 2017 EOY NorCal_Semifinalist_Release

For a full list of the semifinalists, check out 2017 EOY NorCal_Semifinalist_Release

STATE-OF-THE-ART AUTISM TREATMENT

Center for Learning and Autism Support Services, also known as CLASS, is a nationally recognized Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) provider delivering state-of-the-art ABA services, which are performed within the home, school, and/or clinic setting. We eagerly collaborate with professionals from other disciplines and disseminate data and research in order to ensure best practices and optimal outcomes for each client. We are dedicated to cultivating partnerships with other community providers to ensure continuity of services for their clients.

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SERVICES FOR ALL NEEDS

CLASS offers a unique opportunity for individuals to excel in a highly individualized learning environment designed specifically to meet the unique needs of each individual. Our warm and inviting clinics provide a safe and nurturing place for clients to succeed academically, socially, and behaviorally. We offer full-day or half-day programs targeting skills across multiple domains.

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WHAT IS AUTISM?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders that are characterized by varying degrees. ASD is a disorder of neurodevelopment that is characterized by impaired social interaction and verbal and non-verbal communication. Individuals diagnosed may present restricted, repetitive, and/or excessive behavior.

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