Atlanta-based Brain Balance Centers Providing Change for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Brain Balance™ Centers of Atlanta, GA (Peachtree City, Suwanee, Roswell) Offer an Established Program to Help Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Oct 18, 2010, 08:00 ET from Brain Balance Centers

ATLANTA, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- With the autism epidemic on the rise, Brain Balance™ Centers of Peachtree City & Suwanee, GA have implemented the groundbreaking Pre-Brain Balance Program™ to help children diagnosed with mild, moderate and severe autism spectrum disorders and reactive detachment disorders. The program is designed to improve children's listening comprehension, motor skills, core elements and verbal communication.

The Pre-Brain Balance Program™ located at the Brain Balance Achievement Centers in Peachtree City and Suwanee, GA are bringing change and balance to families whose children require individual attention from people specially trained to manage mild, moderate and severe behaviors.

"Pre-Brain Balance is designed for children with a more severe brain imbalance. Pre-Brain Balance has an instructor/child ratio of 1:1 in each room, and our staff is specifically trained on how to handle the special needs of children who are on mild/moderate autism spectrum or have a Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) or Pervasive Development Disorder (PDD). "-Amanda Gunter  

Amanda Gunter, the Pre-Brain Balance Program™ Program Director, received a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education from the University of Georgia and a Master's Degree in Moderate Disabilities from Cambridge College in Cambridge, Mass.  Ms. Gunter was also specially trained by the State of Georgia to work with children suffering from severe Autism Spectrum Disorder and has worked with these children for over ten years.  Ms. Gunter helped DESIGN Pre-Brain Balance of Atlanta under the tutelage of Dr. Robert Melillo, Creator of the Brain Balance Program and Co-founder of the Brain Balance Centers, and with the help of Dr. Peter Scire.  Ms. Gunter has been with the Brain Balance Atlanta team from inception and is currently the Center Director of the Peachtree City facility.  She is passionate about seeing children reach their optimal potential physically, academically, and socially!  She loves seeing families restored and children having a positive future.  

"...after 2 sessions of working alongside of the Brain Balance family, our son has soared! He has become a joy to be around! He talks more, engages in family conversations on a daily basis as well as on car trips, and best of all, he even makes humorous comments appropriately. What a transformation!"  -Terri Harper, Parent  

The Brain Balance Program® ( is an individualized and comprehensive approach to helping children with neurobehavioral and learning difficulties surmount their unique challenges. This proprietary, non-medical program has been successful in helping hundreds of children reach their physical, social/behavioral health and academic potential. We work with children who suffer with ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Tourette's, Asperger's and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Call the Peachtree City Brain Balance Center today at 770-631-3033.

To learn more about Pre-Brain Balance programs, parents need to reserve a space at the free parent event by calling one of the participating centers.  

PRESS CONTACT: Kelli Conway,, 888.304.AKPR (2577)  

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