The mission and educational philosophy of The Founders Center is to provide children with autism an individualized educational program in a loving and supportive atmosphere. We provide a full-day, year round educational experience for individuals with autism, ages 2-21 years. We assess the strengths and deficits of each child to create individualized programs for every student. Participant to staff ratio is based on each individual’s educational and behavioral support needs. The Founders Center has been a program of Commonwealth Autism since July 2012.

Preschool Programs

Early Childhood

The Founders Center Early Childhood Program educates children ages 2-6 years old with a combination of one on one direct instruction, small group learning, and inclusion opportunities with typical peers.

School-age Programs


The Founders Center School Age Program educates children ages 6-21 years old. Programs are tailored to provide the least restrictive environment possible based on the individual needs of the child.

Transitional Programs


The Founders Center Transitional Program educates children ages 14-21 years old to help them develop the skills required to transition to adult life.

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