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The Autism Center

At the Autism & Developmental Disabilities Center in Stamford, CT, our mission is:
To provide high quality evaluation and treatment services for children and adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities using methods and practices supported by the strongest scientific evidence, and to conduct on-going research on training and treatment effectiveness at changing socially significant behaviors for the children and families.

Specific Autism Services we offer are listed below:

Evaluation Services:

  • Psychological diagnostic evaluations and ongoing assessments for children and adolescents who may have autism and other developmental disabilities 
  • Treatment services including communication evaluations for augmentative communication devices
  • Psychiatric evaluations and medication management for children and adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities
  • Functional Behavior Assessments (including Functional Analyses) and treatment plans for children with autism and other developmental disabilities who have severe behavior problems 
  • Behavioral assessments of language and development for children with autism (ABLLS and VB-MAPP)

Treatment Services:

  • Home-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services for children with autism
  • School consultation for children and adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities, including creating and sustaining internal capabilities for schools and school districts for implementing ABA programs for children and adolescents with autism
  • Speech therapy and training to use augmentative communication devices
  • Parent training in ABA concepts and procedures for use with school and home programs to enable the higher dosage of ABA needed to achieve greater impact
  • Family support programs, including how to access insurance-based ABA services for children with autism, how to evaluate treatments based on the best scientific evidence, how to evaluate progress using data and make data-based decisions, and how to address the life changes and needs for children and their families over time

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For more information about other Easterseals Services…  please contact our Director, Tanya Wachsmuth, at twachsmuth@eastersealscfc.org or via phone at (203) 388-2192.

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