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GBC aba Presents Caterpillar Autism Learning Center

Published on
August 30, 2019

At the Caterpillar Autism Leaning Center, we are offering an autism-friendly learning environment as an alternative to traditional preschool-like settings. Enrollment for Fall is now open!

One of the hardest jobs as a parent is finding quality services for your child with special needs, especially when you want to get them ready for school. At GBC aba, we want to make your search easier.

At our Caterpillar Autism Leaning Center, we are offering an autism-friendly learning environment as an alternative to traditional preschool-like settings. Our program will serve children ages 2-7, and will focus on building skills that will prepare your child for their future academic journey!

A few of this program’s features that your child will benefit from are:

  • 1 on 1 support from behavior technicians trained on principles of applied behavior analysis
  • Individualized goals, instruction, and programming that will be unique to your child’s needs
  • Opportunities for building social skills with peers
  • Play-based and child-led learning

Along with preparing your child with pre-academic skills, such as actively listening and following directions, our program will also focus on developing the following skill areas:

  • Building Independence – following classroom routines, motor skills, problem solving
  • Social and emotional skills – pretend play, interacting with others, taking turns, sharing, and building empathy
  • Communication skills – talking, listening, requesting help, understanding others
  • Self-help skills – eating, dressing, potty training

The Caterpillar Autism Learning Center aims to take a well-rounded approach for preparing your child for school. Enrollment for Fall is now open! The program will be offered in our Normal, IL clinic and will start on September 3rd. 

Are you interested in enrolling your child or learning more? Please call or email GBC aba at 312-882-1024 or info@gbcaba.com. We are happy to assist you as you search for the best services to build a strong foundation for your child’s future.