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Autism Services

We Change Lives

Consultation and Training

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The McNeese Autism Program offers consultation to schools, community organizations, churches, child development centers, recreation districts and other entities that serve children with autism and other disabilities.
  • ABA based instructional techniques
  • Classroom based early intervention for autism
  • Problem behavior intervention
  • Model classrooms
  • Staff training
  • Functional assessment
  • Functional behavioral analysis
  • Pre-kindergarten classroom

Diagnostic Evaluation
Diagnostic evaluations are conducted by a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in the diagnosis of autism and other pervasive developmental disorders. Evaluation services are available for all ages, from early childhood through adulthood.
Comprehensive evaluations that provide diagnostic information, function level assessments and treatment recommendations. Diagnostic evaluations are typically conducted over one or two half-day testing sessions depending on client need and referral questions to be answered. Following evaluation, the clinical team will meet with the individual and family to provide a summary of the assessment results along with treatment recommendations.

Severe Behavioral Problems
The McNeese Autism Program offers assessments and intervention for children with severe behavioral problems. These services may help children and their families more readily navigate the daily challenges of home, school and community living.

Treatment plans are individualized and can be implemented in various settings (i.e., private homes, schools, community based programs).

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  • Functional assessment
  • Functional behavioral analysis
  • Individualized behavioral plan development
  • ABA-based interventions