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.
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.
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.
First Arizona school to become certified to implement the evidence based UCLA PEERS Social Skills Program.
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.
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.