Acorn Health Expands Services to East Tennessee with New Center in Knoxville - Acorn Health

March 5, 2024

Acorn Health Expands Services to East Tennessee with New Center in Knoxville

CORAL GABLES, Fla., March 5, 2024 — Acorn Health, a national network of accredited applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy centers, is excited to expand services in Tennessee with the opening of a new center in Knoxville located at 6312 Kingston Pike, Suite B. 

 “This new location provides several therapy rooms and flex spaces,” says Ashlee McBride, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, clinical director for Acorn Health at Knoxville. “Our clinical team collaborated to create enriched spaces that will foster peer interactions and accommodate various interests and needs of each of our individual clients. In addition to the standard play, lunch, and movement rooms, there are also separate spaces for sensory, electives, and games.” 

Already serving families in the greater Nashville and Chattanooga areas, Knoxville is Acorn’s first center in eastern Tennessee, and the ninth center in the state. An open house is scheduled for Thursday, March 28 from 4 to 6 p.m. Those attending the open house are asked to register at  

Opening the clinic doors means being able to grant access to care to individuals in the Knoxville community,” adds McBride. “I am looking forward to the halls and walls being filled with laughter and positive interactions between staff, clients and their families. 

To learn more about ABA therapy services at Acorn Health’s Knoxville location, please call 865-674-9723 or visit  

About Acorn Health:

Acorn Health is an accredited Behavioral Health Center of Excellence® offering both center-based and in-home services nationwide in more than 70 centers located throughout Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Founded in 2018, Acorn is committed to providing industry-leading quality clinical care through applied behavioral analysis (ABA) therapy to give children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) the opportunity to live more independent and meaningful lives.  

Cases of ASD are on the rise; according to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, one in 36 children is living with ASD. ABA therapy, a program endorsed by the U.S. Surgeon General, provides individualized plans for each patient based on agreed upon clear, measurable goals with the child’s family. Acorn Health uses its proprietary Behavioral Health Index to measure success in ways that are easily understood by families, clinicians and educators.   

To learn more about Acorn Health, visit 

To inquire about ABA therapy at Acorn Health, please call 844.244.1818.  

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