On December 12 the Greensboro office and programs will open at 11 AM.

Skill-Building & Support

Skill-Building & Support

Want your loved one to work on social and communication skills with a trained professional?
Do you need support to help your loved one increase self-sufficiency?
Would you like your child with autism to be more a part of your community?

The Autism Society of North Carolina provides high quality services that improve the lives of individuals with autism and their families. Our professionals respect individuals’ unique strengths, preferences, and dignity as we use research-based best practices to help them reach their maximum potential.

We are an accredited provider of Medicaid services throughout the lifespan, including the Innovations Waiver, IPRS, and Vocational Rehabilitation. ASNC is an in-network provider with all of the LME/MCOs that manage behavioral health needs in NC. For more information on which services you may qualify for, contact your local LME/MCO using this directory. We also offer private-pay options.

Each individual on the autism spectrum is unique, with challenges to be addressed and strengths to be nurtured. We offer individual or group instruction designed to increase self-sufficiency and meaningful connections with others by:

 

  • Developing and improving communication skills
  • Cultivating and maintaining social skills including self-awareness, self-control, responsiveness, interpersonal skills, and the ability to maintain personal relationships
  • Fostering community relationships and integration through recreation, volunteer experiences, employment, and leisure activities

We also provide:

  • Support to complete personal care skills including eating, bathing, dressing, daily hygiene, and mobility
  • Respite for families who need a break from the demands of caring for an individual with autism and peace of mind that their loved one is being cared for well by experienced staff

The Autism Society of North Carolina has received the highest level of accreditation by the Council on Quality Leadership for exemplary service provision.

Asheville area

We offer the following options:
• Skill-building and support
• Family consultation
• Respite
• Employment supports

 

Contact our Asheville office:
306 Summit Street
Asheville, NC 28803
828-236-1547
mlepage@autismsociety-nc.org

Fayetteville area

We offer the following options:
• 
Skill-building and support
• Family consultation
• Respite
• Employment supports

The Academy for Life-Skills Development: This innovative licensed day program provides a structured learning environment where adults with autism receive necessary support to develop greater self-sufficiency and community engagement. We offer a variety of activities and opportunities to allow each individual to choose to engage in what is meaningful for them. These activities include:

• Creative exploration and expression through art, horticulture, and culinary activities
• Social skills training through structured leisure activities, social interaction, and community integration
• Vocational training and supported employment
• Community outreach and volunteerism

Individualized tracks are designed for each participant based upon personal interests and skills, and staff are trained to understand their needs and help them reach their goals.

 

Contact our Fayetteville office:
351 Wagoner Drive, Suite 402
Fayetteville, NC 28303
910-864-2769, ext. 1201
sking@autismsociety-nc.org

Greenville area

We offer the following options:
• Skill-building and support
• Family consultation
• Respite
• Employment supports

 

Contact our Greenville office:
2045-C Eastgate Drive
Greenville, NC 27858
252-756-1316
hakin@autismsociety-nc.org

Greensboro area

We offer the following options:
• Skill-building and support
• Family consultation
• Respite
• Employment supports

The Autism Center for Life Enrichment: This innovative licensed day program provides a structured learning environment where adults with autism receive necessary support to develop greater self-sufficiency and community engagement. We offer a variety of activities and opportunities to allow each individual to choose to engage in what is meaningful to them. These activities include:

• Creative exploration and expression through art, music, horticulture, culinary activities, and recreational therapy
• Social skills training through structured leisure activities, social interaction, and community integration
• Vocational training and supported employment
• Community outreach and volunteerism

Individualized tracks are designed for each participant based upon personal interests and skills, and staff are trained to understand their needs and help them reach their goals.

 

Contact our Greensboro office:
9 Oak Branch Drive
Greensboro, NC 27407
336-333-0197, ext. 1401
mnadeau@autismsociety-nc.org

Raleigh area

We offer the following options:
• Skill-building and support
• Family consultation
• Respite
• Employment supports

Creative Living: This innovative licensed day program provides a structured learning environment where adults with autism receive necessary support to develop greater self-sufficiency and community engagement. We offer a variety of activities and opportunities to allow each individual to choose to engage in what is meaningful to them. These activities include:

• Creative exploration and expression through art, music, horticulture, and culinary activities
• Social skills training through structured recreation, social interaction, and community integration
• Vocational training and supported employment
• Community outreach and volunteerism

Individualized tracks are designed for each participant based upon personal interests and skills, and staff are trained to understand their needs and help them reach their goals.

 

Contact our Raleigh office:
6300 Chapel Hill Road, Suite 140
Raleigh, NC 27607
919-865-0681
cliga@autismsociety-nc.org

Wilmington area

We offer the following options:
• Skill-building and support
• Family consultation
• Respite

 

Contact our Wilmington office:
705 S. Kerr Ave.
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-782-3499
jbright@autismsociety-nc.org