Integrated Play Groups are designed to support children of diverse ages and abilities on the autism spectrum in natural play experiences with typical peers and siblings within school, home, therapy and community settings. Based on award-winning research, this model has been found to be effective in enhancing reciprocal social interaction, communication, play and imagination in children with autism, pervasive developmental disorder, Asperger’s and related social-communicative needs.
Autism New Jersey is a nonprofit agency committed to ensuring safe and fulfilling lives for individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals who support them.
Providing information and education to help in decision-making for people who live and work with individuals with ASD.
Our team of committed teachers combines over 100 years of “real life” experience working with children using The Son-Rise Program®. Over the last 25 years we have worked with more than 22,000 parents and professionals from around the world teaching them a system of treatment and education
Barry Prizant has more than 30 years experience as a clinical scholar, researcher and program consultant to young children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related disabilities and their families. He is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Advanced sensory learning program that stimulates, builds and nourishes the brain. Effects lasting learning and brain functioning by retraining neurological pathways through light, sound, motion, olfactory, touch, electromagnetic & magnetic fields, and nutrition. Powerful program that gets lasting results.
The Autism section of the web site continues as a standard of science based information on effective autism treatment; it is widely used by parents, teachers and service providers.
Under the direction of Drs. Ross Greene and Stuart Ablon, the Center provides clinical services, training, and consultation to assist education, mental health, and medical professionals and parents in understanding and implementing the Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) approach.
The TEACCH approach includes a focus on the person with autism and the development of a program around this person’s skills, interests, and needs.
A non-profit corporation providing advocate services for the child or youth with physical, emotional, behavioral, or learning disabilities. Our goal is to assist parents and caregivers in finding help for the child with special needs. EAM works with local, state and federal agencies to secure the necessary services and education for all who qualify.
Offers support to the family members of adult individuals afflicted with Asperger’s Syndrome. Their goal is to educate the public to the existence of Asperger’s Syndrome in the ADULT population and to bring awareness of this neurological disorder and its ramifications on the “whole” family to the medical communities who are directly or indirectly involved.
Our organization aims to educate parents, healthcare providers, early childhood educators, and other professionals in order to ensure the best developmental outcome for every child. Our goals are to improve screening and referral practices and to lower the age at which young children are identified with autism and other developmental disorders.
We are a company dedicated to visual teaching strategies and support for persons with autism and other special learning challenges. Our primary goal is to promote independent functioning across developmental areas, including academic, vocational, communication, daily living, and play and leisure.
Developed to share information about the use of Cognitive Behavioral approaches and stress reduction in educational programming for students with autism and Asperger Syndrome.
Co-founded in 1981 by Dr. Gary W. LaVigna and Dr. Thomas J. Willis, The Institute for Applied Behavior Analysis (IABA) provides behavior management services, supported employment, supported living and supported educational services to individuals with developmental disabilities in Southern California.