Devereux Threshold Center for Autism
Devereux Threshold Center for Autism provides a continuum of services for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Devereux is a nationally recognized provider of behavioral health, intellectual/developmental disabilities and child welfare services. Founded over 100 years ago, Devereux is considered one the oldest and broadest nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare in the United States, supporting children and adults with autism so they may have a fulfilling, productive and socially connected lives.
In January 2015, Devereux acquired the Threshold Center for Autism and continued a shared commitment to provide family-centered care for children, adolescents and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Located in Orlando, Devereux Threshold Center for Autism includes a 16-bed residential program and an Adult Day Treatment (ADT) Program.
Therapeutic Residential Program
Individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities are provided with a therapeutic living environment and comprehensive training and support so that they may build upon their strengths to achieve accomplishment and potential to ultimately transition to less-restrictive living environments.
Residents receive support 24 hours a day, seven days a week. At Devereux, individuals are provided a multidisciplinary treatment team and a therapeutic environment that motivates each individual towards independence using positive approaches. Each client receives onsite behavioral analysis services, individual and family therapy, psychiatric and medication monitoring services, and/or vocational instruction at the Adult Day Treatment Program.
Adult Day Treatment Program
The Devereux Threshold Center for Autism also operates a day program for adults diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. This day program is a continuation of services from the therapeutic residential program, where the fundamental principles of Applied Behavior Analysis is the primary support and instructional tool.
Services include community-based support and skill development in communications, social skills, self-care, work-readiness, vocational training, community-based employment experiences and instruction, service learning and volunteer activities.
For additional information or to make a referral, please call the Central Referral Unit at 1.800.DEVEREUX (800-338-3738) ext. 77130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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