Donate now.

Raising a child with autism can be quite isolating and depressing. The monthly support and discussion group has helped me to find friends who understand what I am going through... Just knowing that there are others going through similar situations can help me to relax, laugh a little and continue persevering for my son.Karen
Mother of Alex
001
002
003
004
005
006
007
008
009
010
011
012
013
014
015
016
017
018
019
020
021
022
023
024
025

 

Center for Spectrum Services

Long before autism became a commonly understood disability, Center for Spectrum Services focused on the treatment of this puzzling disorder. With a history of excellence serving people all across the autism spectrum, the dedicated and talented staff of Spectrum Services believe that each person we work with has the ability to grow, learn and achieve, and with each day another life is brightened.

Watch this 5-minute video to see the miracles
we make happen every day!

 
Harvest Hop Dance

Saturday, November 4th7:00pm - 10:00pm
Diamond Mills, Saugerties NY
Crystal Jacob, Honoree & Chairperson

Back by popular demand, it's our Harvest Hop Dance. Join us for a magical night of fun and friends, as we enjoy sumptuous fare, live music for dancing, a silent auction, and more.

The highly sought after music group The Phantoms will be performing throughout the night, both acapella and plugged in! A wonderful night out for you, all supporting the programs and services of Center for Spectrum Services and the life-changing work we do for children with autism.

Read more...
 
Get Informed by Our 2017 Fall Workshop Series

Spectrum Services Fall 2017 Workshop Series
Family members, caretakers, professionals, and paraprofessionals are invited to sign up for our Fall Workshop Series. These include "A Child's Work is Play," and two workshops on "Challenging Behavior" are being offered, and it is recommended that attendees who take part 1, should also take part 2.

Read more...
 
From Our Experts: Managing Your Child's Safety

Preventing and Responding to Wandering Behavior
Submitted by Tiffany Francese-Sears MA, LMHC

As parents and teachers, we are always concerned about our child’s safety. It is estimated that approximately 49% of children with ASD have a tendency to wander or bolt from safe settings. Individuals with ASD are often attracted to water, yet have little to no sense of danger.

It is very important that we specifically teach the children about danger and ways to stay safe. It is necessary for parents and caregivers to have plan in place to help limit this behavior from occurring and how to respond if your child is missing. Here are practical tips:

Read more...
 
From Our Experts: Video Modeling

Submitted by our Speech Department Head, Nancy Uttendorfer, MS CCC-SLP

Video Modeling is a visual teaching method that occurs by watching a video of someone modeling a targeted behavior or skill and then imitating the behavior/skill watched.

Video Modeling is a simple and effective teaching tool that motivates children to learn through a fun and enticing visual medium.

Read more...
 
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 Next > End >>

Page 1 of 5