We are still populating the directory, and we are currently focusing our outreach efforts in the US. We can contact you when there is a new listing nearby. Please let us know here.
We have noted where schools and clinics have indicated if they accept insurance and what type. For more information, please check out their website or contact them directly.
Clinics offer a wide range of services, ranging from behavioral therapy (such as Applied Behavior Analysis or ABA, Early Start Denver Model, Pivotal Response Training), medical support, physical therapy, sensory therapy, and speech-language therapy. For more information on the specific services offered at a clinic, please view the descriptions in our “Find a Clinic” directory or visit the clinic's website.
The Surgeon General office recommends behavioral therapy for children on the autism spectrum. Behavioral therapy can assist children with ASD by helping to establish structure, direction, and organization. ABA is a very popular, evidence-based therapy for individuals with autism, and is employed in many schools and treatment clinics. Click here to learn about behavior therapy.
All programs listed in our directories employ staff members who are certified by established professional organizations, such as the Board-Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) and Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP). We want to ensure that families who use Autism.com are directed to treatment providers who have demonstrated that they have qualified staff who treat those with ASDs.
If you are a clinic and/or school interested in being listed in our directory, please contact us, and we can provide information about the partnership process and benefits.
The Autism Treatment Evaluation Checklist (ATEC) is a form designed to be used by parents, teachers, or caretakers to measure changes in autism traits over time in order to evaluate the effectiveness of various treatments and interventions. Please note that it is not a diagnostic checklist. The ATEC was developed by Dr. Bernard Rimland and Dr. Stephen M. Edelson of the Autism Research Institute and can be accessed in 22 languages here.