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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
COMING IN JANUARY 2022...
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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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High School 3 Program Fundraiser “Cooks’ Night Off” Utilizes New Lab

For the 2021-2022 school year, the High School 3 Program is back to raising money to fund field trips!  To earn this money, our students have been working on a “Cooks’…

The Rich Center for Autism to Launch RoboKind Social Skills Curriculum

YOUNGSTOWN, OH – November 15, 2021– A few years ago, Dr. Gregory Boerio, Executive Director of The Rich Center, and several members of The Center staff met Milo, a robot…

Rich Center Students Participate in Teeth Cleaning Day at YSU’s Dental Hygiene Clinic

Our students participated in a teeth cleaning day at the Dental Hygiene Clinic on YSU’s campus last week. They had a great time learning about all the dental equipment and getting their teeth cleaned! Opportunities…