Mission: Our mission is a fulfilling life for your child. At the little friends center for autism, we have a groundbreaking treatment program and nationally respected staff to empower clients for life. Treatment starts at a diagnosis - when we create a comprehensive strategy for your child - and continues through social skills groups, applied behavior analysis, speech therapy and more. With a plan tailored to their strengths and needs, your child will develop the skills needed to flourish in our community.
Programs: Autism spectrum disorders programs:autism evaluation clinic - at our autism evaluation clinic, our experts provide a report detailing the child's strengths, needs and treatment strategies - outlining a comprehensive plan for home, school and therapy. Our experts evaluate each individual using the gold standard assessment for asd. Speech therapy - our expert speech pathologists help clients develop language and conversation skills - assets for a healthy social life. Social skills groups - with our social skills groups and peer pairs, children will learn critical skills like eye contact, conversation and more. A licensed clinical counselor and social worker will guide clients as they learn the skills of a community member and develop meaningful relationships for life. Applied behavior analysis - with applied behavior analysis, our experts tailor a dynamic education plan for each client; so they can learn invaluable skills at the right place, in the ideal environment for them. As they develop skills in fields like math, reading and communication, we adapt their program to keep pace with their growth. Training opportunities - for parents and professionals, understanding autism is critical. Our instructors offer realistic, usable advice on topics ranging from autism treatments to proactive behavior management. No matter how experienced, every parent and professional can learn from our programs and connect with other caretakers. We offer on-site training as well as in-services for schools and other organizations.