ACES offers a variety of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)-based programs which serve students with autism and other developmental disorders. 

The ACES Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention Program (EIBI) at ACES Village School serves children with Autism and other Developmental Disorders and is based in the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Program implementation is provided through a transdisciplinary team adhering to the principle of evidence-based decision making and best practice procedures with instructional teams led by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Connecticut state-certified Special Education Teacher.

The ACES Center for Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disorders (CASDD) houses the Science-based Approaches to Independence and Life Skills (SAILS) program for children 11 to 21 years old, an extensive academic and resource library, offices, workspaces, training areas, and contrived home and community environments.  These environments include a living room, a bedroom, a rec room, a home style kitchen, a dentist office, a hair salon, and a convenience store are used to assess and teach students a variety of adaptive, executive, and recreational skills.  Operation of the Center’s educational and clinical programs is based in the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) with program implementation provided through transdisciplinary teams of qualified professionals through the use of evidence-based practices

ACES also provides professional development and behavior analytic consultation services for children diagnosed with autism to school districts, classrooms, and families throughout Connecticut.  ACES’ Home Outreach extends this support providing in-home and community-based education to families in the evenings and on weekends.  All of these programs and services use evidence-based practices founded in the principles of applied behavior analysis and proven to be effective