Making a difference in Indiana and beyond

We are a state-wide training and and resource center making a profound difference in the lives of autistic people and individuals with other special needs. Our evidence-based behavioral and educational practices are effective and workable for providers and stakeholders across various settings, including educational, medical, clinical, community, and home environments.

We offer consultations throughout the state, collaborate closely with individuals and families, and engage with community schools, homes, treatment facilities, and other settings. While our expertise is well-established in the realm of autism and related disabilities, our behavioral and educational principles extend far beyond, proven relevant and beneficial to a diverse range of individuals.

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Learn about autism

Separate myths from facts and find out about possible indicators of autism at different ages and stages. Get ideas about ways you can effectively advocate for yourself or a family member, helpful questions you can ask your doctor, planning strategies for big life transitions, and more.

Jump into our education and advocacy section
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Connect with us

We have partners all over the state, country, and world because we believe strongly in the power of shared knowledge and practice. There are so many ways you can participate with us: come to one of our events, volunteer, or access additional content by becoming a member.

Learn how to get involved
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Our training model

Our evidence-based training curriculum, framework, and process promotes shared awareness and understanding of autism to help autistic individuals and their families reach their potential and lead more joyful lives.

Explore the HANDS Model

Tools you can put to use

We have resources for educational, medical, community, and home settings. Explore our toolkits, training packets, visual supports, activity templates, and more.