We Change Lives
The McNeese Autism Program (MAP) is dedicated to improving the lives of young children with autism or other developmental disorders and their families through intensive education and individualized interventions using evidence-based practices of applied behavior analysis (ABA). As part of the Department of Psychology, the McNeese Autism Program follows a scientist-practitioner model and serves as a training site for students in the applied behavior anlaysis and counseling psychology concentrations. The McNeese Autism Program also supports faculty research designed to extend the knowledge base of behavioral science. Whether training, research, or both, the focus is always on child and familiy, emphasizing the progressive development, refinement and elaboration of meaningful skills and abilities.