First Connections Frequently Asked Questions
Does my child need a diagnosis?
No, your child does not need an autism diagnosis to enroll.
How old does my child need to be to participate?
The program is currently shown to be effective with children 14 months-6 years of age.
Where do the session take place?
Sessions take place in the child’s home.
How long is the program?
Visits occur one time per week for 60-90 minutes with daily activities for you to build into your routines between visits. The research show that progress is shown within twelve weeks.
Can I do First Connections and ABA therapy at the same time?
Due to the significant time commitment required of both First Connections and ABA therapy it is not recommended that families participate in ABA while going through the First Connections – Autism Services program, doing so will jeopardize your family’s enrollment in the First Connections program.