OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 7, 2019--

Kadiant, a mission-driven organization that provides high-quality Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy and services to individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), announced today it has partnered with Capitol Autism Services (C.A.S), to extend its service breadth and capacity in the greater Sacramento, CA region. Kadiant’s partnership with C.A.S marks Kadiant’s seventh investment. Terms of the partnership are not being disclosed.

Capitol Autism Services (C.A.S.) was founded in 2002 by Jenise Shin-Lee, BCBA, Chuck Gardner and Matt Friesen to meet the growing need for ABA services in Sacramento, CA. C.A.S’s clinical interventions are based on a behavior analytic framework that focuses on the child’s unique strengths and abilities to develop individualized programs and emphasizes parental inclusion. C.A.S provides a variety of services including in home, clinic-based, social groups and school services. The company also operates Land Park Campus, a non-public school, serving individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder ages 3 to 22 years old.

“We founded Capitol Autism Services and Land Park Campus to support children and families in reaching their full potential and living the most independent lives through caring, collaborative and effective services. It has been an honor to serve both those impacted by autism in our community and our valued team members, for the past 17 years,” said Jenise Shin-Lee. “After careful and thoughtful consideration, we chose to join Kadiant to further strengthen our core services and to provide even greater opportunities to our valued team members. We could not have chosen a partner more aligned with our vision and values of ethical, evidence-based, and client centered services. The past 17 years have been incredibly fulfilling, and we are excited and looking forward to an even brighter future as part of Kadiant.”

“Jenise and her C.A.S. team have built incredible programs focused on efficacious, evidence-based intervention, the individuals they serve, and the people who serve them. Their values are perfectly aligned with Kadiant, and I’m thrilled to work with this team and welcome C.A.S. to the Kadiant family,” said Lani Fritts, CEO of Kadiant.

Kadiant offers ABA therapy and related services in Southern and Northern California, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Ohio, and Georgia.

About Kadiant

Established in 2019 as a partnership between Lani Fritts, TPG Capital and Vida Ventures, Kadiant is a mission-driven company that seeks to provide high-quality Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy and related critical services to individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Kadiant focuses on building excellent clinical teams and expanding access to services by acquiring and integrating existing high-quality providers and opening new locations as part of a strategy to build a leading autism services organization. Kadiant is committed to delivering the best clinical outcomes and the best client experience. For more information, visit https://kadiant.com/, on LinkedIn or follow on Facebook & Instagram.

About Capitol Autism Services (C.A.S.)

Capitol Autism Services (C.A.S.) was founded in 2002 by Jenise Shin-Lee, Chuck Gardner and Matt Friesen. C.A.S provides a variety of services including in home, clinic-based, social groups and school services. They also operate Land Park Campus, a non-public school, serving individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder ages 3 to 22 years old. For more information, visit www.teamcas.com

About TPG

TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm founded in 1992 with more than $111 billion of assets under management and offices in Austin, Beijing, Boston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, and Singapore. TPG’s investment platforms are across a wide range of asset classes, including private equity, growth venture, real estate, credit, and public equity. TPG aims to build dynamic products and options for its investors while also instituting discipline and operational excellence across the investment strategy and performance of its portfolio. For more information, visit www.tpg.com.

About Vida Ventures

Vida Ventures is a next-generation life sciences investment firm founded in 2017 by a group of scientists, physicians, entrepreneurs and investors passionate about building and funding breakthroughs in biomedicine. Together they form an independent, bold investment group bound together by a simple word – life. Its mission is to bring science to life and advance transformative biomedical innovations that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Vida has a bicoastal presence and currently manages approximately $355 million. For more information on Vida Ventures, please visit www.vidaventures.com, on LinkedIn or follow on Twitter @Vida Ventures.

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