CentralReach’s Special Education Solution, LiftEd, and EMR Solution for Small Practices, CR Essentials, Honored as Winners of the 2023 American Business Awards®


For the second year in a row, the company has been acknowledged for their excellence

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CentralReach, the leading provider of Autism and IDD care software, has been named a winner in two categories of the 21st Annual American Business Awards®, taking awards for both their special education solutions and EMR solution for small and growing practices, and further cementing their position as the leader in the growing autism and IDD care software space. 

CentralReach received a gold award in the Solution for Special Needs Students category for its evidence-based, cloud software LiftEd by CentralReach. Created for special educators, board certified behavior analysts (BCBA), therapists, and administrators, LiftEd by CentralReach simplifies and centralizes Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), applied behavior analysis (ABA), and behavior data collection in the classroom to measurably improve teaching and learning for students with learning disabilities.  


CentralReach also received a bronze award in the Healthcare Technology Solution category for its all-in-one practice and clinical management solution, CR Essentials. Designed for startups and ABA therapy practices with less than 50 employees, CR Essentials helps these organizations facilitate their entire operation with the seamless integration of scheduling, billing, clinical data collection, HIPAA-compliant storage and document sharing, and more.   

“We are thrilled to once again have our company and software solutions recognized by the Stevie Awards program and honored to have LiftEd by CentralReach and CR Essentials recognized for the impact they are making on the autism community,” said CentralReach CEO Chris Sullens. “We are committed to providing a top-tier, innovative suite of technology solutions aimed at enhancing the way care and learning are delivered at home, school, and work.” 

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, among others. More than 230 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. 

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2023 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.     

About CentralReach    

CentralReach is the leading provider of autism and IDD care software, providing the only complete, end-to-end software and services platform that helps children and adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) – and those who serve them – unlock potential, achieve better outcomes, and live more independent lives. With its roots in Applied Behavior Analysis, the company is revolutionizing how the lifelong journey of autism and IDD care is enabled at home, school, and work with powerful and intuitive solutions purpose-built for each care setting.    

Trusted by more than 150,000 professionals globally, CentralReach is committed to ongoing product advancement, market-leading industry expertise, world-class client satisfaction, and support of the autism and IDD community to propel autism and IDD care into a new era of excellence. For more information, please visit CentralReach.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

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