Action Behavior Centers now serving Southlake area

the front lobby of an Action Behavior Centers office
Action Behavior Centers is now open in Southlake. (Courtesy Action Behavior Centers)

Action Behavior Centers is now open in Southlake. (Courtesy Action Behavior Centers)

Action Behavior Centers recently opened a new 6,687-square-foot facility at 230 S. Nolen Drive, Bldg. 3, in Southlake. The facility provides Applied Behavior Analysis therapy for children on the autism spectrum, and services are covered by most health insurance plans. Action Behavior Centers was founded in Austin in 2017 and has several locations throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The Southlake location is currently conducting evaluations and enrolling families. There is no waitlist, and free evaluations are being offered for those who may be interested. 817-402-8250. www.actionbehavior.com
By Sandra Sadek
Sandra Sadek covers the cities of Grapevine, Southlake and Roanoke as well as Carroll ISD for Community Impact. She graduated from Texas State University where she majored in journalism and international relations. She has experience working for several local papers including the University Star, the Katy Times, and the Fort Stockton Pioneer. When she's not on the ground reporting, she enjoys a good book and a hot drink. Follow her on social media @ssadek19.


MOST RECENT

Colleyville's Police Department will receive two international awards for its role in solving two high-profile cases. (Courtesy Colleyville Police Department)
Colleyville Police Department to be internationally recognized for contributions to high-profile cases

Colleyville's Police Department has been recognized for its contribution in helping solve cases related to sex trafficking and elder fraud.

Grapevine will hold a parade and celebration Aug. 7 in honor of Wally Funk, who participated in the first human flight of Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin. (Courtesy Blue Origin)
Grapevine to hold hometown hero parade this weekend for astronaut Wally Funk

Wally Funk, the oldest person to go to space, will be celebrated by her hometown of Grapevine on Aug. 7 with a parade and celebration.

Gov. Greg Abbott announced the date for a second special legislative session. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gov. Abbott announces second special session agenda

The special session will be Aug. 7 with 17 items on the agenda ranging from bail reform to employment.

SkateTown opened in June 1997. (Courtesy SkateTown)
SkateTown in Grapevine to close; PK’s Smoke House and Soul Food Kitchen opens in Plano and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including a shop offering authentic Mexican treats and cravings.

SkateTown opened in June 1997. (Courtesy SkateTown)
Longtime Grapevine staple SkateTown announces Aug. 21 closing date

The skate center’s owners, Mike and Kathy Vouklizas, announced they sold the property after 24 years in business to pursue retirement.

Frescas offers authentic Mexican drinks and snacks like elote, a street-style corn on the cob. (Courtesy Frescas)
New shop Frescas to bring authentic Mexican drinks, snacks to Southlake

Frescas, opening this weekend, hopes the Southlake community will enjoy a taste of Hispanic culture with its authentic Mexican treats.

Taco Ocho is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Taco Ocho)
Taco Ocho opens in McKinney; Hoff's Steaks & Steins coming to Frisco and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including Tornado Terry's celebrating 30 years of games in Fort Worth.

Q&A: Greg Smith, executive director of Fast Growth School Coalition

Greg Smith is the former superintendent of Clear Creek ISD and became executive director of Fast Growth School Coalition in December 2020. 

An open space bond is expected to be on Southlake's November 2021 ballot. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Southlake plans to move forward with open space bond election in November

After being delayed in May 2020, the city of Southlake plans to call a special election for the open space and stormwater management bond on the ballot in November.

Swedish electric car brand Polestar is coming to Grapevine. (Courtesy Grubbs Family of Dealerships)
Grubbs to operate Grapevine's first all-electric car brand

Polestar, Grapevine's first all-electric car brand, will be operated by the Grubbs family of dealerships. The brand currently offers two models with a third planned in the future.

The Carroll ISD Board of Trustees decided Aug. 2 to hold a special election in November to fill Place 7 on the board. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Carroll ISD board opts for special election to fill Place 7 vacancy

The board came to a 4-0 decision during a workshop meeting to hold a special election Nov. 2 to fill the vacancy for Place 7, the term for which expires in May 2022.