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The Center of Excellence on Autism Spectrum Disorders


Available Now: Select Presentations from the 2019 Youth on the Autism Spectrum: Jobs, College and Beyond Conference


Mission Statement

Through research, education, and partnerships, our mission is to build capacity in our schools, higher education institutions, vocational settings and broader communities to enhance the outcomes of individuals with autism spectrum disorders of all ages.

Center Goals And Methods

We do this through a variety of means including:
- Direct teaching and support of teachers
- Outreach to parents, community members and various professional groups supporters
- Conferences and Scholarly meetings
- Basic research and development of resources for individual and their families


The Center of Excellence on Autism Spectrum Disorders serves and supports school-based personnel educating children and youth with an autism spectrum disorder living in Connecticut and beyond. The Center of Excellence on Autism Spectrum Disorders consists of three divisions: Training, Research, and Direct Services.


Two boys jumping on a trampolineBoy with autism in classroomStudent with autism ready for school


We welcome your financial support.  Contributions  can be made directly through our donation page or you may be in direct touch with the Center Director, Fred Volkmar MD at