LEARNING DESIGNED
FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
CHILDREN'S LIVES ARE ENRICHED
BECAUSE OF YOU
A UNIVERSITY BASED
CENTER OF EXCELLENCE
INCREASING QUALITY OF LIFE
FOR KIDS WHO NEED IT

Supporting the Needs of Individuals with Autism

The Paula and Anthony Rich Center for the Study and Treatment of Autism is an externally funded unit of Youngstown State University. The primary mission of The Rich Center for Autism is to improve the lives of individuals with autism through innovative educational programs that allow them to reach their full potential and improve their quality of life. The Rich Center for Autism serves as a conduit between the University, educators, health and human service professionals. Children are enrolled in our programs regardless of the ability to pay. Referral, treatment, and support are provided at no cost to families.

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NEWS

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THERAPY

ABA Therapy is an important part of our center.

EDUCATION

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Center Updates

HS3 and HS2 Lunch Date

High School 3 and High School 2 having been working together this year in an effort to introduce the High School 2 students to the Transition Program of High School…

World Teachers’ Day

World Teachers’ Day was October 5th! 🍎📚 We just wanted to take a moment to appreciate everything our teachers do for our kids. Thank you to our amazing teachers at…

YSU Football Player Volunteers at The Rich Center

YSU Penguins quarterback Demeatric Crenshaw stopped by today to volunteer during lunchtime! Crenshaw has been volunteering for us since last year to fulfill his NIL student athlete volunteer hours. Good…