Accelerate Difference

The Accelerate Difference:

  • Incorporate teaching in a play format approach focusing on:

    • social interaction

    • practical life skills

    • on-site, real time parent training

  • Evidence based practice

    • Schreibman, L., Dawson, G., Stahmer, A. C., Landa, R., Rogers, S.J., McGee, G.G., … Halladay, A. (2015). Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions: Empirically Validated Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45 (8), 2411-2428. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2407-8

  • Intensive 2 hours per day, 5 days a week

  • Do NOT need a formal diagnosis

  • 2 skilled professional therapists at every session

  • Peer to peer group interaction

  • Non-profit

  • 20+ years pediatric experience

  • 10+ years of Accelerate approach

  • Accept insurance

  • Also, have a sliding fee scale based on income

Kids who may benefit:

  • Uncertain/provisional Autism Diagnosis

  • Autism

  • Hearing impaired

  • Delayed speech

  • Challenging behaviors

  • Sensory related behaviors

  • Delayed fine/gross motor skills

  • Developmental Disabilities

  • Social communication delays

  • Difficulty with Activities of Daily Living

    • (Toileting, self feeding, brushing teeth, dressing, etc)