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Faculty and student teams from Texas State's Specialist program in School Psychology, use the most current and comprehensive assessment techniques to determine an appropriate diagnosis. Individuals receive highly individualized evaluations that incorporate traditional and research-supported diagnostic instruments specific to autism, and other related areas such as adaptive behavior, cognitive functioning, emotional status, and neuropsychological functioning.
CARES provides educational programming, social skills training, and behavior intervention programs for individuals with autism of all ages. This program provides individualized services based on Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). Individuals with autism and related developmental disabilities will be considered for enrollment.
Texas State's Department of Health and Human Performance hosts an annual summer camp for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The camp improves social, language, communication, and motor skills. Camp counselors plan according to each child’s unique abilities, while ensuring safety and enjoyment for everyone.