Autism

Services for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Concurrent Behavioral Challenges

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMING

  • Comprehensive curriculum, aligned to Common Core State Standards, with differentiated instruction to meet the needs of students across the spectrum
  • Highly structured environment to support students in developing independent organizational and planning skills
  • Focus on assisting students in developing a tolerance for change and coping with transitions
  • Integrated use of technology within the curriculum, including SMART Boards and Apple iPads
  • Team building activities and social skills development integrated throughout the day


THERAPEUTIC AND RELATED SERVICES

  • Individual therapy for students, as well as family support, by licensed clinicians
  • Classroom-based groups to emphasize social skills, anger control, assertiveness, conflict resolution, empathy development, self-esteem and relaxation training
  • Classroom-based groups to address social language/pragmatics and sensory needs; sensory diets as applicable
  • On-site psychiatric services for evaluation and medication monitoring
  • Family outreach and parent training
  • After-hours crisis service
  • Individualized behavior plans developed by licensed clinicians in consultation with certified school staff
  • Occupational, physical and speech/language therapies as determined at PPT


OTHER AVAILABLE SERVICES

  • 40-Day diagnostic programming (S.T.R.I.D.E.)
  • School consultation and community training
  • Individualized transition planning
  • Comprehensive assessment provided as requested
  • On-site medical laboratory services