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Imagine walking into your doctor’s office and being greeted not by people who invite you to wait, but by a scanner ready to gather information about your heart, kidney, lung and liver function. Scanning your body for a near-complete diagnostic work-up, the scanner forwards your...

By: Ronit Molko, Ph.D., BCBA-D and Sally Burke, M.S. Ed., BCBA The sudden disruption in routine due to COVID-19 is challenging for all individuals to manage as we adjust to a new, and hopefully short-lived, normal of staying at home and ceasing most of our regular...

By Ronit Molko, Ph.D., BCBA-D Covid-19 has upended life globally, but perhaps no more than for the elderly, children and disabled individuals receiving health care services in their homes, and for the caregivers themselves. Ten million Americans rely on home health services for such disparate health...

Published on June 23, 2020 Ronit Molko, Ph.D., BCBA-DAdvisor to Investors in Behavioral Health, Seeking Board Seat, Autism, Technology, Education, Home Health, Author In my previous post, I explored the tumult of unusual activity flowing into and out of our brains as a result of the novel...

By Ronit Molko, Ph.D., BCBA-D Pity your brain. This unprecedented epoch we are experiencing is playing havoc with our most vital organ, the one that is designed to act as the air traffic controller of our bodies during the impenetrable fog of a lockdown. Our brain through...

April is Autism Awareness Month, but unfortunately we will not see a Walk for Autism, Autism 5K, cookie fundraisers or Awareness Day celebrations during this extraordinary and unprecedented time. That doesn’t obviate the need or desire to increase awareness and understanding of autism throughout our country...

Following up on my previous post about the relationship between technology and autism services, I want to revisit my discussion with Daryn Harpaz, an ADA website accessibility and compliance consultant and CEO of ZenythGroup. During this extraordinary time of sheltering in place due to COVID-19...

Dr. Ronit Molko is the founder and CEO of Empowering Synergy, a provider of specialist health care and consulting services for private equity investors and service providers with a focus on the autism, traumatic brain injury, home health and senior health care sectors of behavioral...

Nearly three million Americans suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year, one quarter of them children. Most of these are mild, resulting in concussion, but 50,000 deaths result from TBI annually. At the same time, one in 59 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder...