Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders:
ABC of NC Child Development Center (ABC of NC) provides educational services for children meeting the DSM-IV 299.00, DSM-IV 299.80 or DSM-V criteria for autism spectrum disorder; pervasive developmental disorder, not otherwise specified; or Asperger’s Syndrome or to students who are at risk for developing such disorders.
Children are admitted upon diagnosis or through referrals from gatekeeper agencies. New students may be as young as 18 months old and ABC of NC is licensed to serve students through age 22. ABC of NC reserves the right to facilitate the transition to a more appropriate program, if staff deem that ABC of NC cannot provide the appropriate services.
Students with Typical Development:
ABC of NC accepts students who are typically developing for our inclusion programs. Students range from 2½–6 years old.