Diagnostic Services for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Devereux offers comprehensive diagnostic services for individuals who may have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Through short-term (60 - 90 day) placements in either our Therapeutic Day School or West Meadow Residential Program, an accurate assessment is developed for each individual student.
Males and Females ages 6-21
Safe, Structured Environment
The Therapeutic Day School and West Meadow Residential programs are specifically tailored for individuals who present symptoms consistent with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Throughout the diagnostic assessment period, students are taught and cared for in a safe, structured environment that ensures their well-being while enabling our professionals to adequately assess behavior.
An evidenced-based evaluation of ASD behaviors and symptoms is developed by our multi-disciplinary treatment team consisting of:
Diagnostic Components and Services
To maintain the gold standard for the assessment of ASD, diagnostic components typically include a clinical interview with the family and/or previous treatment providers, review of relevant records, psychiatric assessment and medication evaluation, and functional behavior assessment. More specifically, the ASD diagnostic placement may include the following services:
ASD Specific Assessment Measures:
Evaluation of Adaptive Functioning:
Cognitive and Executive Functioning:
Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA):
Results and Recommendations
At the conclusion of the placement, a multi-disciplinary team meeting will discuss results and provide individualized recommendations.
For additional information, please contact Terry Beauvais or Tammy Gregoire, Admissions Office at