AEFCT is dedicated to providing developmentally appropriate services that utilize teaching strategies supported by empirical evidence.
Direct family participation is a central component of the AEFCT program. Parent participation both during direct instruction and after behavior consultants leave is imperative to each child’s success because autism affects the entire family unit. The most important teachers in a child’s life are their parents. As such, parent education and participation are essential in order to attain and maintain success.
Sensitivity to the diverse population that exists in San Diego is addressed through the individualization of curriculum, parent and staff training, and education.