Hope Center for Growth was founded by a group of parents of teenagers diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental challenges. These parents were motivated by the recognition that while intensive early intervention often achieves huge improvements in skills and self-sufficiency, it is not a guaranteed cure.
Many teenagers and young adults still require intensive skill development and rehabilitive therapy in order to increase the likelihood of achieving some level of indepence, self-sufficiency and personal fulfilment. It is our experience that as our children grow older the quantity and quality of assistance and support for their development and fulfilling involvement in our community diminishes.
The goals of the Hope Center for Growth are to;
We hope to achieve these goals through;
We developed and implemented an 8 week summer program in 2009 and are already working on the 2013 program. As our resources grow we also have plans for a year round day program.