The Center of Excellence on Autism Spectrum Disorders

Mission Statement

The mission of the Center of Excellence on Autism Spectrum Disorders is to serve as a resource and collaborative partner by developing, validating, and delivering effective, innovative training, services, and technical assistance to teachers, other school-based personnel, families, and community service providers in the use of evidence-based practices for individuals ages 3 - 21 with autism spectrum disorders in the state of Connecticut.

Center GoalsBoy with autism in classroom

 Two boys jumping on a trampoline                                                                                   Student with autism ready for school

First year, the Center of Excellence on Autism Spectrum Disorders received 93% of its funding from a $300,000 grant from the United States Department of Education.