AUTISM (ASD) SERVICES
Easterseals Massachusetts has been providing services that address the needs of those with autism at home, school, work and the community for years. As the needs of this growing population are more thoroughly defined, we continue to offer programs to meet those needs.
APPLIED BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS
Easterseals MA now offers Applied Behavioral Analysis services in a wide range of settings across an individual's lifespan. Applied Behavioral Analysis is a therapeutic approach for individuals with behavioral challenges that use the principles of learning theory to improve socially significant behaviors. These services focus on creating an environment to support and develop behavioral change. Click for more
Recognized nationally as a leader in assistive technology, our services are an excellent resource for children and adults with autism who need high and low technology solutions for home, work or school in order to increase their independence. Click for more.
Easterseals MA Augmentative Communication (AAC) Specialists work with individuals with congenital or acquired disabilities who have difficulty using speech for communication. Click for more.
People with autism can see, touch and borrow assistive technology devices to make more informed decisions regarding the technology that will meet their needs. Click for more.
The AT Loan program is an Alternative Financing Program. This program provides access to low interest cash loans for the purchase of assistive devices and services to improve the quality of life for people with autism. The mini-grant program assists with the procurement of AT devices costing under $500. Click for more.
Easterseals MA helps students and adults with autism develop the skills they need to get and keep jobs in today’s competitive workplace. The program offers individualized vocational rehabilitation, computer skills training, placement and employment services. Click for more.
Easterseals MA personalized approach delivers dependable and cost-effective rehabilitation services to infants, children, teens, adults and seniors. Therapy services include evaluation, treatment and consultation with Speech, Physical and Occupational Therapy.Click for more.
Skills-based transition planning and assessment to assist students with autism reach their post-secondary goals. Consultation and training for educators help ensure that schools meet the requirements of transition planning. Click for more.
The Easterseals MA Youth Leadership Program provides opportunities for young people with autism, ages 13 to 25, to develop their abilities and expand the possibilities they see for themselves. Click for more.