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Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome Spectrum Disorders

As healthcare workers in our community, we recognize there are few services for this population. Thus, Mountain Mental Health has designed a program to evaluate and treat the child, adolescent or adult who has or is suspected of having Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome or related Spectrum Disorder.

Treatment Program

  • Evaluation
  • Interview with family and client
  • Assessment using tools specifically designed to identify components of Spectrum Disorders
  • Gathering of information from school and other health care professionals
  • Treatment designed to meet the individual needs of the child, adolescent, adult and family
  • Social Thinking groups (social skills specifically for Spectrum Disorders)
  • Parent support and education groups
  • Individual and family therapy, including support for siblings
  • Educational/Achievement testing, when appropriate
  • Consultation with school personnel to assist in education planning
  • Coordination with other professionals including Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Therapists and Language Therapists
  • Transition to adulthood
  • Long term follow-up