Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that may cause social, communication, or behavioral challenges.
The degree to which students with ASD experience any of these challenges varies, leading to the use of the term “spectrum.” The learning, thinking, and problem-solving abilities of people with ASD can range from gifted to severely challenged. ASD does not necessarily affect a student’s thinking, learning, or problem-solving, or a student’s physical appearance.
The Centers for Disease Control estimates that approximately 1 in 54 children have been identified with ASD.
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Anderson Center for Autism’s (ACA) mission is to optimize quality of life for individuals with autism from across the United States. Located in the beautiful Hudson Valley Region, two hours north of New York City, ACA provides residential and educational programs to students ages 5-21 with a diagnosis on the autism spectrum. At Anderson Center for Autism, our evidence-based methods demonstrate realistic, steady progress and consistently make a difference in the lives of the individuals and families we serve.
Based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), our treatment approach
Located in Wooster, Ohio, PRC-Saltillo is a member of a group of companies that are pioneers in the field of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices and language vocabularies.
This group includes: PRC-Saltillo (USA), PRC, Saltillo, Liberator Communications Canada, Liberator Ltd. (UK), Prentke Romich Deutchland (Germany), and Liberator Pty Ltd. (Australia).
These companies bring a broad range of products and services to provide the most comprehensive line of AAC devices in the industry.
PRC-Saltillo is exceptionally qualified to guide you as you help those in need of