Spectrum Center offers a comprehensive educational program for school-age students with autism, emotional/behavioral disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and other disabilities which require focused academic, behavioral, communication, therapeutic and transition services. Spectrum Center is known for the quality of their research-based, data-driven programs that help students acquire the skills they need to be independent.
Programs for school aged students with Autism and related disorders are guided by proven, research-based strategies, including the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA). Applied behavior analysis, a discipline devoted to the understanding and improvement of human behavior, is the foundation of Spectrum Center’s approach to teaching children with autism and related disabilities.
Emotional and Behavioral Special Needs Programs
Programs for school aged students with emotional/behavioral disabilities are designed with the understanding that all students can succeed academically, behaviorally and socially if their education, emotional and behavioral needs are met in an appropriate and supportive environment. Spectrum Center offers academic classrooms for students who are working to develop proficiency on grade level standards and may be working toward earning a high school diploma.
Transition Programs for Special Education
Programs for older students transitioning to adulthood facilitates students’ successful transition to life after high school. To achieve this goal, Spectrum develops individual transition plans, transition education and vocational training based on each student’s needs, abilities, independent living skills, personal interests and goals.