Our Programs

Unique Comprehensive Wrap-Around Approach

The Children’s Center is a full service non-profit corporation (501-c3) offering comprehensive educational, therapeutic and habilitative programs for children ages 3-22.

The Center’s unique comprehensive wrap-around approach offers families of children with autism and related disorders a variety of services year round. These services are individualized to meet the changing needs of children and families across the valley.

View our programs below:

POSITIVE BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONS & SUPPORT

The Children’s Center staff utilizes PBIS techniques to help maintain positive behavior, learn new skills, and improve on existing skills within the classroom and community.

APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS

The Children’s Center uses ABA, a scientific approach to modify behaviors based on learning principles. It is used continuously to bring about meaningful and positive change in behavior. Data is collected to exhibit in picture form the progress a student is making over time.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Occupational Therapy is available for students who require these needs. OT services are woven into daily programming and are highly individualized to fit the specific needs of your student.

SPEECH THERAPY

Speech Therapy services are available for those who require the need for such services. Like OT, Speech Therapy is woven within the daily programming.

COMMUNITY BASED INSTRUCTION

Community Based Instruction is a program that takes high school aged students into the community, where we work on numerous social, life, and functional educational skills.

EVIDENCE BASED CURRICULUM

The Children’s Center utilizes evidence based curriculum including Unique (a research based curriculum designed for children with special needs to access the general education curriculum), spectrum, and a number of research based computer activities including Reading A-Z, Raz Kids, and Starfall.

PEERS

The PEERS Curriculum for School Based Professionals developed by Elizabeth Laugeson from UCLA is clinically proven program, which significantly improves social skills and social interactions among teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

SENSORY INTEGRATION

Sensory Integration techniques are highly individualized for each student. SI is a critical piece to the learning process. SI helps to manage the much needed sensory input that the students require.

DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION

Differentiated Instruction techniques are utilized in daily educational programming to accommodate the diversity within the classroom. Differentiated Instruction is a key component to assist in the development and learning needs of all our students.

STRUCTURED TEACHING MODEL

Each classroom utilizes STM programming to assist with independence, structure, and the learning of new skills to name a few.

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“There is not one solution that fits all student needs. Therefore, each program is highly individualized to the students specific individual needs to obtain maximum levels of success.”

Help us to help more kids with special needs.

“There is not one solution that fits all student needs. Therefore, each program is highly individualized to the students specific individual needs to obtain maximum levels of success.“

Phone: 623-915-0345
5430 West Glenn Drive
Glendale, AZ 85301

Our Hours

School Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:15am – 2pm

After School Program:
Monday – Friday 2pm – 6pm

Summer Camp:
Mon. – Fri. 1pm – 5pm Ages 3-21

Our Programs

Positive Behavior Intervention & Support
Occupational Therapy
Sensory Integration
Differentiated Instruction
Structured Teaching Model
Speech Therapy
Community Based Instruction
Evidence Based Academics
Peers
Behavior
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