Program areas at May Institute
Our centers in Massachusetts and Florida offer a wide range of community-based programs for adults with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, all based on applied behavior analytic (aba) interventions. Services include residential group homes, supported living apartments, shared living opportunities, and day habilitation centers. We also provide specialized residential programs for older adolescents with significant behavioral needs.
Our centers offer home-based and center-based applied behavior analysis (aba) therapy for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (asd) and a range of special needs. Home-based consultation and early intervention programs help families develop effective strategies to support their children's development in The home and community. Our assessment and treatment clinic serves young children and families. Our licensed professionals provide evidence-based diagnostic assessments of asd using The autism diagnostic observation schedule.may centers also provide consultation and professional development to public school systems to enhance services for students with learning, cognitive, and behavioral challenges. We also provide technical assistance and consultation to implement school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (pbis), promoting student achievement by improving The school's behavioral climate.
May Institute is one of The largest providers in The commonwealth of Massachusetts of private special education schools specifically serving children, adolescents, and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (asd), developmental disabilities, brain injury, and neurobehavioral disorders. All our May center schools offer full-day, year-round educational services based on best practices from The fields of applied behavior analysis (aba) and special education. Students receive highly individualized behavioral, academic, and vocational programming. They are surrounded by caring, highly trained professionals seeking to improve The quality of life of The individuals in their care.our three May center schools for autism and developmental disabilities in Massachusetts are chapter 766-approved private schools that focus on building communication, social, behavioral, vocational, and academic skills. We base our programs on aba, which has been shown through hundreds of scientific studies to be The most effective method to teach children and adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities.our May center school for brain injury and neurobehavioral disorders in Massachusetts serves students with a broad range of neurobehavioral challenges. These include brain injury, genetic or chromosomal disorders, seizure disorders, mood disorders, and intellectual and neurodevelopmental disorders. The school is one of only a handful of pediatric programs in The u.s. that focus on both education and rehabilitation. About half of The students who attend our schools also receive residential services through community-based group homes. These services focus on helping children and adolescents strengthen and generalize independent living skills, and are designed in accordance with each child's individualized educational plan. Our highly skilled staff provide 24-hour support and supervision to ensure that each child's unique needs are met.
The center provides customizable onsite and remote training and consultation services for parents and professionals focused on asd and other developmental disabilities. We also offer technical assistance to governmental agencies regarding systems of care, including diagnosis, treatment, and operational management of services.