Mission: To enable children and adults with autism to function throughout their lives with the greatest possible productivity and independence in their communities, homes, and workplaces.
Programs: School program accomplishments: nashoba learning group, inc. (nlg) operates a full-year day school program (the school program) that provides outstanding, comprehensive, individualized education, training, and intervention services for students aged 3 up until 22 with autism spectrum disorders (asd). The school program is based on the scientifically validated principles of applied behavior analysis (aba), delivered by highly trained and supervised teaching staff, and customized for each student in partnership with the family. Program service fee revenue, which comprises the organization's primary revenue source, is derived primarily from massachusetts school districts. In july 2015, the school program expanded operations to accommodate 40 additional students, bringing the new capacity to 130 students. The organization anticipates it will reach this new capacity within the next year.
adult program accomplishments: in march 2013, the organization started operating an adult day program (the adult program) with a maximum capacity of 50 members to provide ongoing day habilitation, job and community support to adults aged 22 and older with autism spectrum disorders. The adult program targets continued skills development and behavior support using the principles of aba for the members with the goal of increasing independence and gradually reducing the need for trained supervision over time. Adult program service fee revenue is derived from masshealth for day habilitation services and the massachusetts department of disability services (dds) for job training, employment and community services.
Nashoba Learning Group (NLG) is a school for students age 3-22 yrs on the autism spectrum. Each student is taught one-on-one, receiving a truly individualized program. Students are taught what they will need to be successful; communication, academics, daily living skills, and vocational skills.