ERIC J. NACH, PH.D., M.ED., ASD CERTIFIED
Developmental and Behavioral Specialist
Dr. Eric Nach is the Founder and President of the Support for Students Growth Center in Boca Raton, FL.
Dr. Eric Nach has 3 decades of experience working with children with special abilities and their families.
After spending nearly, a decade as a “milieu therapist” in multiple psychiatric hospitals with children, teens, and young adults, his experience continued to include18 years as a Special Education Department Chairperson and teacher with the Palm Beach County School District. Dr. Nach graduated prestigious Lynn University with a Ph.D. focusing on his dissertation study titled “Instructional Use of Research-Based Interventions for Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder” (https://www.amazon.com/Instructional-Use-Research-Based-Interventions-Disorders/dp/3659236152)
He is credited with creating and teaching the Autism Endorsement courses at Lynn University. He is a national speaker on topics such as; “Improving Behavior and Social Skills in Children and Adolescents with Perceptual Differences” and “Promoting Behavioral, Academic, and Social Success for Students with High Functioning Autism” to professionals in the field. Dr. Nach created “Dr. Nach Online” (https://drnachonline.com), an online forum to empower individuals to learn executive functioning and soft skills online and at their own pace from “virtually” anywhere. Dr. Nach is also a professional consultant with FAU High School and multiple private schools in the South Florida area in addition to being a “consultant/advocate” for families at IEP/504 meetings and school district meetings.
In 2012, Dr. Nach founded the “Support for The Autism Spectrum Group Inc.” dba “Support for Students Growth Center” located in Boca Raton, FL. At the “Learning and Counseling Center” his team of professionals (Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Master and Doctoral Level Special Educations Teachers, and a Licensed Clinical Dietitian provide *Therapeutic Social Skills Groups, *Executive Functioning Groups, *Bully-Proofing Groups, *Behavior Modification Programs, *Individual and Family Counseling, *Transitioning into Adulthood Programs and *Therapeutic Summer Camps. Additionally, the team of professional counselors, therapists, and educators offer in-home Academic Tutoring, in-home Executive Functioning Training, and in-home Transitioning into Adulthood Coaching and Counseling. The services offered are ideally for people ages 5-adult with special abilities, including ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Challenges, Learning Disabilities, Communication Challenges, Behavioral Disorders, Varying Exceptionalities and more.
Dr. Nach is in the final stages of publishing a book to assist parents, educators, administrators, and other professionals to be successful in educating, training and counseling children and adolescents with ASD’s as they navigate the secondary school maze.
Dr. Nach and his wife, Paula, who manages the “center”, are the proud parents of an English Teddy Bear Golden Doodle dog named Daisy “Dawg”, who is a “Certified Therapy Dog” through TDI to help their clients with anxiety, anger, and depression become open to the “therapies” provided by Dr. Nach and his team of professionals in their Boca Raton “center”.