Important Notice: The new website for The Rich Center for Autism is now ysu.edu/rich-center

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richcenter.ysu.edu will remain active until March 31, 2024. No new information will be posted to this location.

 

 

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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THERAPY

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Center Updates

Scrappers Autism Awareness Night

Here are some moments captured to recap the Mahoning Valley Scrappers Autism Awareness Night! Our students, staff, and families had a great time! Thank you to FriendlyFacez LLC, Autism Society of Mahoning Valley, The Walnut Grove, Help Network of Northeast Ohio, Independent Employment Services, YSU TOPS, and CLW for partnering with us for the resource…

Intermediate Science Fair

Our intermediate students showed their hard work at the Science Fair on Wednesday, May 31st! They chose from three topics: How does what we drink affect our teeth? What do plants need to grow? Why it is important to wash our hands?   They carried out the steps of the scientific method and had some…

Autism Awareness Night at Eastwood Field on June 17th!

We’re excited for another amazing day at Eastwood Field! This year there will be a resource fair as well (see details below). Rich Center staff & families. please let us know how many tickets you need. For general ticket purchases, click here.