RUTLAND - Vermont Achievement Center's Early Education &
Care Program welcomes a new program; Intensive Autism Spectrum
Disorders (IASD) Program for children ages 3- to 5-years-old.
Located in Rutland, the Vermont Achievement Center's Early
Education and Care Program serves children ages 6 weeks to 12 years
of age in an enriching, developmentally appropriate learning
environment. To meet the needs of children who have been diagnosed
on the Autism Spectrum and require fulltime child care, VAC is
expanding services for this population and opening an Intensive
Autism Spectrum Disorder classroom, the "Indigo Room", for children
ages 3- to 5-years-old.
The highly dedicated, passionate and knowledgeable staff have
years of expertise in the fields of autism, behavioral
intervention, developmental disabilities, education, special
education, music and art. Children enrolled in the program will
have the opportunity to experience a structured, challenging and
encouraging environment complete with a sensory integration room
and the Mitchell Therapy Pool. The full time, year-round, 8 a.m. to
4 p.m., Monday-Friday preschool autism classroom will offer
breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack.
Anticipated start date, Sept. 3, 2013. Enrollment is
limited and slots are expected to fill quickly. For more
information, please contact Diahn Johnson, Director of EEC,