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

Back to School at the Rich Center!

Rich Center students are back in action. They didn’t miss a beat! They were excited to get back into the routine and worked as hard as they would if it…

Rich Center Staff Participates in “Chopped” Team-Building Activity

Through the generosity of The Hine Memorial Fund at The Youngstown Foundation, our Independent Living Skills Lab is utilized by our students for life skills training throughout the school year.…

Summer Fun at the Rich Center!

Our students and staff had an eventful summer this year with fun activities such as riding the attractions at Kennywood, our 2022 Scrappers game, cooling off with a water day,…