PROGRAMS & SERVICES
See below for a list of programs and services provided by the Chattanooga Autism Center. Click on any of the blue titles to learn more!
The CAC provides client-centered, clinical services to autistic individuals. Services include:
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
The Ascending Scales program at the Chattanooga Autism Center helps individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities access music in a way that is most beneficial to them. We specialize in using an individualized approach to music in order to allow anyone, regardless of ability, to make, enjoy, and ultimately benefit from their interactions with music. Ascending Scales offers individual and group music therapy as well adapted music lessons.
The CAC provides clinical services to individuals with autism. Services include:
The Bridges clinic at the Chattanooga Autism Center offers intensive, clinic-based therapy for children ages 2-8 with behavioral difficulties and/or developmental delays.
The "Black Autism Community of Support" Program connects, engages, educates and advocates for the Black community.
Autism Education and Consulting
Autism professionals deliver custom training to educators, clinicians, and other service providers. Call 423-531-6961, opt. 2 for more information about training.
CARS - Vehicle Donation Program
Support the CAC by donating your car, boat, RV, or motorcycle to the Chattanooga Autism Center. The donation is tax deductable and the funds help us to continue to serve our community.
Chattanooga Autism Conference
Annual community conference for parents, educators, autistic adults, clinicians, and other professionals. Presentations are geared towards building new skills and increasing knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Chattanooga Autism Celebration Walk
Each year, we host a huge event at Coolidge Park to celebrate autism, promote inclusion, and educate the public awareness about autism in our community and raise funds to support programs at the CAC.
GCA Centre for Adult Autism
GCA is a social and support program for autistic adults. It was founded by Scott Kramer, an adult with autism. GCA hosts several events every month, as well as the annual Southeast Adult Autism Symposium.
Out N About
Coordinators organize community outings and sensory-friendly events for kids with autism and their families. Events include Sensory-Friendly movies, Lookout Baseball games in skybox, fire station or police station visits, train museum, and more.
Programa en Espanol Sobre Autism
El Programa en Español Sobre Autismo proporciona información y apoyo para la comunidad latina con autismo a través de materiales educativos, grupos de apoyo, reuniones, talleres y actividades sociales.
The STAGES (Supporting Transitioning Adults Growing in Essential life Skills) program increases independence among adults (18 years old +) through individualized training sessions to promote achievement of the participant’s independent living goals.