St. Gerard House is a non-profit serving families facing autism in Hendersonville, Asheville and Brevard, Polk and Rutherford Counties. St. Gerard House offers evidence-based treatment for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), learning disabilities, developmental delays, and behavioral health needs. In addition, we provide training, consultation, and support for families, educators, institutions, and any others [...]
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a science that reveals the functions of human behavior through experimentation of environmental variables responsible for maintaining specific responses. Principles and techniques of ABA, as chosen based on the results of systematic data collection, are implemented to improve behavior of social significance including skills such as self-help, communication, social, and academic. [...]
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a pervasive developmental disorder that is characterized by the presence of stereotypical behaviors that appear to serve no function (e.g., hand flapping, lining of objects, insistence on sameness), and deficits in communication (e.g., delay or lack of spoken language, repetitive use of language), and social skills (e.g., failure to develop appropriate [...]
Here the will of God is done, as God wills, and as long as God wills. ~ St. Gerard Mejalla Read More
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