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Structured TEACCHing

These sessions are available to parents of children with autism ages 3 through adulthood (and under 3 who are not able to be served by TEACCH for Toddlers Program). They provide an opportunity for parents to learn ways of teaching their child at home and to help deal with behavior problems, self-help and other skills including communication and social skills.

Individualized Parent TEACCHing Sessions are designed to facilitate a collaboration/partnership between TEACCH staff and parents. A key to this collaboration is our underlying philosophy that parents know their child best and that TEACCH can provide information, strategies, and support to address the needs of their child. Individual parent TEACCHing sessions are available to parents of individuals with autism of all ages.

Sessions are time-limited and scheduled once a week. The number of sessions varies depending on the individual’s needs. During the sessions, a therapist works directly with the child to model suggested strategies and then works with the parent to implement these strategies that address the concerns the parent may have.

Who: Any individual with ASD

Where: Raleigh TEACCH Center

When: 12-14 sessions, offered weekly, 45-60 minutes in length

How: Contact the RaleighTEACCH Center at 919-445-5800 for more information and to start the intake process.

TEACCH for Toddlers

TEACCH for Toddlers is a comprehensive approach for toddlers with the diagnosis of ASD and their families incorporating naturalistic, structured, and behavioral (e.g., ABA) strategies. TEACCH for Toddlers entails working with your family to: improve challenging daily routines (e.g., toilet training, bath time, meal time; promote communication, social and play skills and increase flexibility; and provide education, coaching, and parent-to-parent support to parents

Who: Toddlers with ASD under the age of 3

Where: Raleigh TEACCH Center

When: The program lasts for approximately 14 weeks per family, with rolling admissions throughout the year.

How: Contact the Raleigh TEACCH center at 919-445-5800 for more information and to start the intake process. Some insurance companies will cover this service, while others may not. Recent legislative changes in NC ensure that this type of service will be covered by more and more insurance companies.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavior therapy is designed for individuals to address social communication challenges, emotional identification and regulation, and coping and problem-solving through psychoeducation and homework. Depending on age and preference, sessions may be individual or may include involvement from parents/family members.

Who: Individual with ASD ages 15 and older, with a 7-year language level

Where: Raleigh TEACCH Center

When: 45-minute sessions, occur weekly based on need

How: Contact the Raleigh TEACCH center at 919-445-5800 for more information and to start the intake process.

Fee for Services – Our clinical services are provided as part of the UNC Health Care system’s UNC Faculty Physicians group. We currently accept the same insurance providers as UNC Health Care. For a complete list please click here.