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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...

Amid the increasing prevalence of autism, PE investors can help professionalize the industry and improve outcomes Dr. Ronit Molko, founder and principal of Empowering Synergy, spoke with MMG Editor Kathryn Mulligan about the expanding market for autism services and the role that private equity firms play in helping companies...

By Ronit Molko, Ph.D., BCBA-D Are there autistic individuals in your life? Or are they people with autism? This is a critical distinction and a topic of debate in the autism community, one which recognizes that words matter and shape how we think. Half a century ago,...

By Ronit MolkoIn the era of #MeToo and increasing vigilance against sexual predation, there is burgeoning evidence that a significant cohort of people has been lost in the shadows. Although the exact extent of the problem is unknown, numerous studies have concluded that individuals with autism...

By Ronit Molko The popular paradigm to describe individuals on the autism spectrum is linear: we conceive of individuals as mildly, moderately, or severely impacted by autism. These categorizations are also used diagnostically to determine how a person’s life and functioning is affected by their...