Programs

CARD Programs
Parent Education Program

The Parent Education Program for Parents of Children Recently Diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder is a no-cost program for parents developed and implemented by staff from the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University at Albany and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. Learn more about the Parent Education Program here

Behavior Support Program

The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University at Albany offers a no-cost program for families to participate in a multidisciplinary behavior intervention program and learn comprehensive strategies from experts in the field. Learn more about the Behavior Support Program here.

Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) Program

The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) program is offered at no-cost through the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University at Albany. This group program provides parents with training and tools to promote their very young children's social and communicative development. Learn more about the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) program here.

The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®)

The PEERS ® program is being offered at no cost through the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University at Albany. This social skills program for teens on the autism spectrum provides social skills training in a group format. Learn more about the Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) here.

Facing Your Fears Program

The Facing Your Fears Program (Reaven, Blakely-Smith, Nichols, & Hepburn, 2011) is being offered at no cost through the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University at Albany. This program uses a cognitive-behavioral approach for reducing anxiety symptoms in children with an autism spectrum disorder. Learn more about the Facing Your Fears Program here.