According to the Autism Society estimates, the costs of autism services – ranging from early intervention through school age and into adult services – tops $60 billion annually, and 60% of these costs are connected to adult and vocational services. A 2006 study by Michael Ganz of the Harvard School of Public Health concluded that the lifetime cost of supporting the average person diagnosed with autism was $3.2M. According to the Government Accounting Office’s 2007 report on autism, these costs can be cut by two-thirds if children receive early diagnosis and Intensive Early Intervention services.
CSAAC’s Intensive Early Intervention Program opened its doors in 1995 and we have served hundreds of children from newly diagnosed through school-aged students. To learn more, click here