Epic Health Services Increases Autism Services Footprint with Acquisition of Clarity Service Group

March 5th, 2015

epic-news-clarity-acquisition-autism-services-applied-behavior-analysis-aba-board-certified-behavior-analyst-bcba-for-kidsEpic Health Services Inc., a portfolio company of Webster Capital and a Dallas-based provider of pediatric skilled nursing, therapy, and autism services, announced today that it has acquired Clarity Service Group, a provider of applied behavior analysis, special education, behavioral consulting and therapeutic staffing services based in Trevose, Pennsylvania.

The acquisition, Epic’s first in the autism space, marks a substantial commitment by the company to further develop its autism services division. Clarity currently provides care to about 320 kids in homes, schools and communities throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Virginia.

“As experts in autism treatment, Clarity was a perfect fit for us,” said Epic President and CEO Chris Roussos. “This acquisition allows us to extend our presence in the area of behavior analysis and continue to grow this exciting new service line that provides services greatly advantageous to many of the patients we serve.”

Using evidence-based practices and applied behavior analysis, Clarity has made it its mission to provide children with the skills necessary to maximize their potential. “At Clarity, we believe all things are possible for the children and adolescents that we serve,” said Kathleen Bailey Stengel, CEO and Board Certified Behavior Analyst of Clarity. “We are excited to be able to partner with Epic as their reputation for high quality service and belief in implementation of evidence-based practices dovetails with Clarity’s’ mission.”

About Clarity Service Group
Clarity Service Group is a leading provider of behavioral, special education consulting and related staffing services for families, school districts and early intervention providers in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Virginia. Since 1998, Clarity has grown to become one of the largest providers in the market through its focus on quality and results. Clarity achieves this through implementing the most effective empirically driven best practices in the fields of education and Applied Behavior Analysis. The company provides highly qualified Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBAs), Licensed Behavior Consultants, Certified Special Education Teachers, Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT), Para Professionals, School Psychologists, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, and School Nurses in the home or school setting.

Clarity works with children across an array of developmental disabilities including but not limited to autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiance disorder, bipolar disorder, learning disabilities, emotional disabilities and multiple disabilities. The company’s goal is to assist children to unlock their full potential and chart their own course.

About Epic Health Services
Epic Health Services was founded in 2001 and has since become a leading national provider of pediatric skilled nursing, therapy, and autism services, as well as adult home health services. Adult services provided include skilled nursing, therapy, personal care and behavioral health nursing. Success in health care requires the delivery of exceptional care that meets the needs of patients, families, payers and society. By maintaining a focus on quality care and extraordinary customer service, Epic continues to grow and serve ever more patients.

About Webster Capital
Founded in 2003, Webster Capital is a private equity partnership which helps companies unlock their potential. Webster, which focuses on branded consumer and healthcare services companies, provides more than just equity financing. The firm also brings operational expertise and a broad contact network to the companies with which it works. For additional information on Webster Capital, please visit www.webstercapital.com.

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