My son Samuel was diagnosed with autism in 2006 at the age of 3 and when I was told that he would probably never leave my home and not be able to be independent I was DEVASTATED. I did not know what autism was and so I immersed myself in research and advocacy for my son. The fist place that made me feel like there was hope was ABS. Samuel attended there after finding out about the Ohio Autism scholarship and Alicia Cachat was his teacher.
Although we moved around a lot due to my husband’s career, we always came back to Ohio and I found out that Alicia Cachat was now Director of the ABS center in West Chester. I was ELATED! Samuel would be reunited with his first teacher and ABS! Samuel has experienced many levels of education in the public school system but nothing compares to ABS.
The staff is genuinely invested in your child and works diligently and patiently with them to help them excel in their individualized education plan. They are also very helpful behind the scenes if you need extra assistance with resources or referrals. I would HIGHLY recommend ABS as a first choice for autism education, therapy and social enrichment I am so happy that my son is ‘home’ again with ABS.