AnswersNOW is an easy to use mobile-ready application that connects parents and caregivers of children with autism directly to an expert via private text and video. It will assist you in moments of crisis, answer your general questions, provide learning tools and constant support and, most importantly, enable you to feel confident in the daily interactions with your child. What we want you to know NOW: Help is on the way.
Create an account to get updates, explore content and browse learning plans.
Talk to us about your situation so we can build a program specific to your child’s needs and behaviors.
We offer guided learning practices with clear objectives and trackable results.
Our autism experts are available for continuous support and comfort during moments of confusion or frustration.
It’s an astonishing moment to see your child grasp a new concept, make realizations and grow as an individual. AnswersNow gives you the resources as well as the ability to save and store progress your child has made. You can monitor where your child excels and where there are areas to grow.
Our programs are designed to help you monitor just how far your child has come. Through individually based benchmarks and a simple step-by-step learning process, you and your child can feel a sense of accomplishment. While we offer some relief, the real reward is noticing a positive change in your child’s behavior and ability to learn.
Families living with Autism come from all backgrounds. Our plan options are meant to accommodate any family looking to just try out our service, or invest in a full year of customized lessons and caregiver support.
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We are so thankful for AnswersNow! As any parent with a child with Autism knows, services aren’t easy to obtain and help isn’t just needed Monday through Friday, 9-5. AnswersNow staff and parental support is phenomenal. - Christine, Mom
Everyone is individually unique, including those with Autism. Our staff of licensed clinicians realize each child develops at their own rate and that it takes time to understand each individual. Our expertise is in finding a method that works, fostering progress and strengthening the relationship between you and your child.
Adam is a nationally recognized expert in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. He currently serves as the Director of the Sarah Dooley Center for Autism in Richmond, VA. Adam graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor’s in Language and Child Development. He went on to earn his Master’s in Special Education/Applied Behavior Analysis from Columbia University’s Teachers College.
Jeff is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. As an experienced mental health clinician, he has dedicated his career to working in homes, schools, and communities with parents and their children with special needs. Jeff received a Bachelor's in Sociology at Randolph Macon College and a Master's in Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University.