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The Academy for Advancement of Children with Autism is a non-public school which is committed to helping children reach their highest potential. It is our goal to assist students to increase academic focus and build upon strengths while minimizing challenges. The Academy for Advancement of Children with Autism offers the most cutting edge, research based treatment modalities available to date. These treatment modalities include Applied Behavior Analysis, DIR/Floortime Therapy, Adaptive Physical Education, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Skills, Functional Life Skills, Community Based Instruction, Career Guidance, Work Experience, and Physical Therapy


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Voices from the spectrum: Autistic people deal with the coronavirus

May 11, 2020

When the coronavirus hit Southern California, Hector Ramirez tried to hang on to some of the guideposts in his usual routine: Waking up at 6 a.m. each day. Making his bed. Showering. Heading out to walk his service dog in his Chatsworth neighborhood. Ramirez, who is autistic, used to try to greet at least 30 people before he returned home, a ritual that grounded him and connected him to the world. Now his walks are quiet; his routine, disrupted. Click link to read more...

Girls with Autism may experience more emotional challenges than autistic boys do

May 11, 2020

Emotion control eludes more girls than boys with autism, according to a new study of young people hospitalized for psychiatric issues. Click link to read more...

Children with autism, parents face unique challenges during pandemic

May 11, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the lives of nearly every American. But for many children with autism who thrive on routine, and their parents, the changes are causing additional, unique complications. Click link to read more...

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