The Oklahoma Autism Center (OAC) is comprised of an interdisciplinary team of professionals including special and general educators, speech/language pathologists, school psychologist, occupational therapist, family support coordinator, board certified behavior analysts and research personnel. In addition, the Oklahoma Autism Center team has access to a broader professional staff at the Child Study Center (CSC) for consultation and collaboration. These professionals include developmental and behavioral pediatricians, clinical child psychologists and other health professionals.
All children in Oklahoma with autism spectrum disorders (and related disabilities) have access to high-quality services in their local communities.
To improve the quality of life for children with autism spectrum disorders (and related disabilities) and their families by building capacity of public programs and other providers to offer effective services.
Our Strategic Process
Our mission will be accomplished by the advancement of knowledge and skills through continuing education, internships, coaching, mentoring and scientific inquiry; resulting in systems change at state, regional and community levels.
- Community-based, inclusive services accessible to children and families
- Family-professional partnerships
- Team work and interdisciplinary practice
- Acceptance and respect for individual differences
- Use of scientifically validated strategies.