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PlayBig Fights Back and Wins

TALLAHASSEE — PlayBig Therapy Center, a Tallahassee treatment center for children with autism and other neurological disabilities, was recently awarded $52,000 to recoup incurred legal fees and costs by the Department of Administrative Hearings (DOAH) after the judge determined the suspension of PlayBig’s Medicaid payments in April 2016 for five weeks was not substantially justified.

The suspension followed the Florida Attorney General’s office receiving an allegation of fraud from an unnamed source against PlayBig and issuing a subpoena for records due April 15, 2016.

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Celebrating Small Victories

There are those who measure success by money earned or office held, or, as children, by number of homeruns hit or grades received; but there are also those who find gratification and victory in the attainment of much simpler milestones. 

At Gretchen Everhart School, Leon County’s special education center for students with significant intellectual, medical, physical and behavioral disabilities, the principal and a special education teacher both stop what they are doing and smile, jubilantly, as a boy, about 12, walks across the room and grabs a tissue out of its box. He wipes his nose and walks back to his table. 

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PlayBig Finds Success/Obstacles Treating Autism

PlayBig Therapy & Learning Center is shaking up traditional treatment practices for patients with autism and other neurological challenges in the Tallahassee area.

“PlayBig is the first therapy practice in the nation to integrate developmental therapies with behavioral health therapies in its model, which has had profound results for our young patients and their families,” said Rachel Scharlepp, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and PlayBig owner.

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