Our physical environment is geared towards a classroom setting that provides space and equipment for a small group transitional structure.
We utilize smart board and technology devices to facilitate breaking down task analysis, learning by doing, and incidental teaching.
We offer the following services through the Division of Developmental Disabilities’ Supports Program and Community Care Program (CCP).
- Pre-Vocational Services: The Center for Autism’s Pre-Vocational program helps adults develop pre-requisite skills necessary to obtain and maintain competitive and integrated employment in the community through on-site job clubs and volunteer opportunities.
- Community Based Supports and Individual Supports: Members in this service receive direct support as they develop the necessary skills to live productive, inclusive, and independent lives as members of our community.
- Supportive Employment: Members in this service develop necessary skills to obtain and maintain competitive and integrated employment through effective job coaching, planning, and appropriate job placement.
- Day Habilitation: Members in this service develop, retain, and maximize independence skills while identifying strengths, preferences, and opportunities through day habilitation services.
- Community Inclusion Members in this service practice, transfer, and develop independence skills while participating in community experiences.
Adult learners must be twenty one (21) years old, be Medicaid recipients, and also be eligible to receive services from the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) Supports program or Community Care Program (CCP).
Life and Career Education
The Center for Autism utilizes a dynamic hands-on career education program specifically designed to provide individuals with developmental disabilities the opportunity to explore careers, learn about their passions and interests, and gain work and life ready skills.
The Center for Autism offers a forum for families to gain knowledge and expertise in dealing with challenges they encounter when having a child or an adult family member with special needs.