In the Fayetteville area the Autism Society of North Carolina provides services through the following MCOs: Alliance Behavioral Healthcare, Eastpointe, and the Sandhills Center. ASNC provides Medicaid CAP/Innovations, state-funded (formerly known as IPRS), and Vocational Rehabilitation services. In addition, we accept private pay.
Direct Care Services
ASNC is an accredited service provider of residential, recreational, vocational, and community-based services. Direct care services provide children and adults with autism the skills to increase self-sufficiency and participate in the community in a meaningful way. For more about the specific offerings, please click here.
Programs unique to the Fayetteville area include:
JobTIPS Vocational Group
ASNC has received a grant that will enable us to offer JobTIPS training free of charge to a group of adults on the autism spectrum seeking to explore career opportunities and develop work skills. The group will begin meeting in July and meet once a week and follows the JobTIPS curriculum developed by Do2Learn. The program will begin once we receive interest from 3 individuals. Meetings will be every Wednesday from 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Social Skills Group for Adults with High Functioning Autism (HFA) or Asperger’s Syndrome
This group meets on Thursdays at 11:00 at the Omni Family Resource Center in Fayetteville to discuss current events, play board games, and enjoy shopping or other community trips. The group is made up of 6-8 individuals.
Social Skills Groups for Adults with Low to Moderate Functioning Autism
We offer two interactive social groups for low to moderate functioning adults on Thursdays at 11:00 at the Academy of Life Skills Development. Participants practice social skills, participate in arts & crafts, and enjoy guest speakers. At 1:00, participants have the opportunity to bowl at B&B Bowling. Both groups are made up of 10-15 individuals.
The Learning Center
The Learning Center is a licensed before/after school program for children ages 5-17 who are at risk for developmental delays, developmental disabilities, or atypical development. Qualified staff are available for tutoring and skill building.
Academy of Life-Skills Development
The Academy of Life Skills Development offers instruction and support to individuals with autism as they transition into adulthood and employment. The program provides training for social, leisure, vocational, recreational, and fitness activities, with the goal of achieving maximum adult independence.
The Academy is designed to integrate participants into meaningful and gainful employment in the community. We offer job training, performance assessments at community volunteer sites, and placement into appropriate positions. The Academy of Life-Skills Development is open 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
910-864-2769, ext. 1201
351 Wagoner Dr., Suite 402
Fayetteville, NC 28303
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