Industry News • July 11, 2019
Acquisition of Thrive Autism Solutions expands Blue Sprig Pediatrics footprint in Arkansas and Missouri
HOUSTON, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Sprig Pediatrics, Inc. (“BlueSprig”) announces that it has acquired the assets of St. Louis, MO based Thrive Autism Solutions (Thrive). Thrive is a multi-state clinic and home based provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“This is a wonderful partnership and we are very excited to expand into Arkansas and Missouri,” said Keith Jones, President and CEO of BlueSprig. “Our partnership with Thrive, allows us to serve Arkansas and Missouri families while providing the platform to expand services to families in the surrounding areas.”
BlueSprig’s mission is to change the world for children with autism by providing the very best ABA services, investing in research to improve those services, and advocating for resources and vital funding for children with ASD.
“I am thrilled by how Thrive has exceeded my vision of setting the standard for autism services in Missouri and Arkansas. One child at a time, the Thrive team has proven that kids truly have no limits,” said Dr. Raelynn Hillhouse, CEO of Thrive Autism Solutions. “It is exciting to partner with an organization like Blue Sprig Pediatrics that shares our commitment to changing lives through clinical excellence and compassion.”
Jones added, “We couldn’t be happier to partner with Thrive and their incredible organization that aligns with our mission and values. We are honored to be able to work together to provide ABA therapy services in this area and invest in research, de novo, and acquisition growth in underserved regions in and around Arkansas and Missouri, to meet the needs of families in these regions.”
This article originally appeared in an article in Cision PR Newswire.