The ARCH program serves children who have an intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, or an emotional or behavioral challenge. They help provide and access supports for the child and their families. Support can include family support, respite, and care coordination. They also specialize in youth transitioning into adulthood.
The Autism Spectrum Program is an intensive and evidence-based service supporting children aged 2-22 through the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in developing communication, social, adaptive behavior, daily living, and functional learning skills. This Howard Center program partners with many school districts throughout Chittenden County. In coordination with home, school, and family support services, ASP offers intensive instructional and behavioral support year-round which is individualized to meet the needs of each child and their family. ASP is led by a team of highly skilled Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) with extensive experience working with youth with autism.
Referrals are made through school district special education departments.
The I-Team serves children with intensive needs who are on an IEP. They provide services throughout the state of Vermont. They are a multi-collaborative team that provides consultation, technical assistance, and training to the child’s IEP team. The I-Team’s goal is: “Every child and youth in Vermont, who requires intensive special education is welcome in her/his class and community, is taught well, and has access to needed resources for a quality education.”
Mansfield Hall, located in Burlington, is an innovative college support program and living and learning community for students with disabilities, who with additional individualized support, have the academic potential to be successful in college. Mansfield Hall is designed to support students with social communication challenges, executive functioning deficits, ADHD, learning disabilities, Asperger’s Syndrome, nonverbal learning disabilities, and mild autism.
SD Associates provides:
- Assessments and program development for children with a variety of disabilities.
- Staff and Family Consultation and Training
- Direct Service
Think College Vermont @ UVM/CDCI is a small, innovative, inclusive, academic, social, and vocational program for students with disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, seeking a college experience and career path. Participants earn a 9-18-credit Certificate of Professional Studies for non-matriculated students designed to include: academic enrichment, socialization, independent living and self-advocacy skills, and work experience and career skills.