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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Counseling, Education, Health, Mental Health, Rehabilitative Care, Special Education

Mission: ACN’s mission is to maximize the potential of children with autism by increasing autism awareness and services for families through out the San Antonio area with an emphasis on collaboration with other service providers, early diagnosis, and providing services to underserved young children and their families.

Results: ACN serves nearly 400 children and families each year by providing diagnostic services and resources. Our support comes from our donors, staff, volunteers, board and the families we serve.

Target demographics: Underserved and low income children and families touched by autism in San Antonio

Geographic areas served: South Texas

Programs: Level II Focused Assessments, Multidisciplinary Diagnostic Evaluations, Hands-On Training Courses for Families, Caregiver Workshops and Professional Trainings

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Client Served

Rating: 4

ACN evaluated my grandson for autism. We had to wait 6 months for the evaluation, but I understand they have it down to a 3 month wait now. It was WELL worth it!! The evaluation was very thorough, his parents got results the same day (with a formal written report coming about a month later) We have carried out all the recommendations they gave, and my grandson is doing very well. They worked with his insurance company, and had a very generous sliding scale fee for our deductable. They were very patient with our payment schedule, allowing us as much time as we needed to pay the balance. All the Staff members are patient, kind, professional and are very well educated. Their Caregiver Seminars are wonderful!! Very small groups, with subject matters very appropriate to our needs. We have attended on a monthly basis. Very pleased with this facility and the services they offer.