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Causes: Health, Health Care

Mission: To provide scientifically validated intervention services to individuals with developmental disabilities including(1)direct intervention/therapeutic services (2)caregiver training/support and (3)community outreach

Programs: Direct intervention and therapeutic services: able academy provides direct therapeutic services to an average of 80 individuals with autism and related developmental disabilities ranging in age from 12 months to 21 years of age for 2-40 hours per week

care giver training: all caregivers of individuals served at able academy receive hands-on, student-specific training quarterly, enhancing their child's programming and increasing consistency of therapy programs and overall rate of acquisition of appropriate behaviors

outreach training program: provide training and support to 6 local childcare centers providing care to socioeconomically challenged children. Model trains staff and supports children through direct therapy and teacher and family consultation. Over 800 children are impacted through this initiative.

community outreach: several local businesses and local and national grant programs have provided support to assist families in acquiring and offsetting the costs of intensive therapeutic treatment and participated in initiatives to increase awareness of autism and related disabilities and provide clients opportunities for community inclusion.

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