Since  1980, Center for Autism’s caring staff has been dedicated to providing quality services using evidence-based instructional strategies and interventions to promote positive student outcomes.

Since 1980, Center for Autism’s caring staff has provided high quality instruction in a structured and supportive educational environment to meet the unique needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Services such as speech therapy, adapted physical education, recreational therapy, occupational therapy, psychological consultation, career  education, counseling, and life skills instruction are provided as indicated by individual education plans.

Center for Autism meets the educational needs of a diverse student population. Individualized education plans address Virginia Standards Of Learning, Aligned Standards of Learning, communication/language skills, functional academics, positive behavior supports, and social skills development based on student needs.

The primary goal of the program is to provide the services and accommodations necessary to insure student success in the least restrictive environment.


COME JOIN US! The Center for Autism and Newport Academy is hosting Transition Talks events in March, April, and May! Come learn about the career and community opportunities and gain valuable resources for students with disabilities. #BoldlyGoing#WeAreNewHorizons#TransitionTalks

  Education For Employment Students in the New Horizons EFE classes are busy at work with new creative projects! Handmade wreaths are available in many designs and colors. Prices range from $10-$15.     Our students also make sets of magnetic clips in a range of designs for $3.50 and Autism Awareness pins for $1.00… Read more »

Our Center for Autism Team Spirit ~ We all work together: students, staff, school divisions, community agencies, and families!A positive, supportive, structured learning environment engineered to meet the specific needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. School-wide positive behavior support strategies which focus on our staff teaching and modeling positive behavior for all students across all… Read more »