FAQs

What ages do you serve?
Current students are age birth-14 years old.

What are your Center’s hours?
Our school hours are 9am-2pm. Clinic hours are 2:00pm until 5pm, Monday-Friday.

Do children need to have a diagnosis of Autism?
We accept children with various diagnoses and a diagnosis of Autism is not necessary.

Is there a waiting list?
We currently do not have a waiting list.

Are you an accredited institution?
Yes, we are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Is there funding available?
We currently accept Georgia Special Needs Scholarship (SB-10 funds) and Georgia Tax Credit Program (Apogee)

Do you have Speech Therapists or Occupational Therapists on staff?
No, our area of expertise is in the area of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). However, many of the goals in an ABA curriculum may overlap with goals being worked on by a Speech Therapist or Occupational Therapist.

How are goals/objectives determined?
Students will be assessed using various evaluations, ie ABLLS-R, VB-MAPP, etc., daily data collection, observation, developmental evaluations and past Individualized Educations Plans (IEP) goals.

What type of training is provided for staff?
All staff are trained on-site in Applied Behavior Analysis/VB in addition to daily supervision by the Directors/BCBA. Staff are currently working towards becoming Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT).

How many hours should my child attend the Clinic?
We recommend your child attend the Summit Autism Center no less than two sessions per week for at least one and half hours per session.

Who are the instructors for Clinic?
Our full-time staff are the therapists for clinic. Your child will be assigned to our trained staff members who will remain their clinic instructor.

Do you have a Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)?
We have a PTO that is a 501(c)(3).  They meet regularly to discuss fundraising, field trips, and how to benefit the students of Summit Autism Center.