home or vehicle, required by the individual’s plan of care which are necessary to ensure the health, welfare and safety of the individual, or which will enable the individual to function with greater independence across three life domains.
Council for Retarded Citizens
Center for Accessible for Living
Individual and Family Counseling
Counseling for individual members or for the entire family to understand, cope, and be better prepared to meet the unique challenges associated with having a child with ASD in the family. In particular, in reference to receiving the diagnosis and addressing other life issues.
Medicaid, Impact, Impact Plus, LEAs to a degree, some university based centers, as well as public and private community organizations
Parent to Parent Supports
Trained paid parents of children of ASD who will serve in a mentorship role to assist other parents to meet the challenges associated with having a child with autism in particular with accessing services, advocacy, and supporting the implementation of the children’s plan.
Provision of evaluation and training services in the areas of gross and fine-motor functions, self-care and sensory and perceptual motor functions. Also may provide services directly or may demonstrate techniques to other service personnel or family members. Design, fabrication and adaptation of materials and equipment to individual needs across life domains. Trained in autism (sensory integration, sensory diet and strategies and techniques)
Often included in IEPS; however is inadequate to address the special needs of children with ASD
Personal Care Services
Individualized ADL services for children whose parents or other caregivers are not able to meet the children’s daily living needs.
Activities in assisting the individual with ASD in the preparation of gaining meaningful employment such as teaching such concepts as attendance, task-completion, problem solving, socialization skills, job readiness skills.
Psychotropic medication management, standardized clinical assessments and