Tree Nut and Peanut Free Zone
Elliott Institute is a tree nut and peanut free zone, to keep our students safe from tree nut and peanut allergies.

“We must become the change we want to see in the world.”

–Mohandas K. Gandhi


Functional Lifeskills

The discussion about autism is most always focused on the child but like the rest of us, children with autism grow up. For those who are moderate to high functioning this may very well include the desire to go out and create an independent life. But for people on the spectrum, things like making a bed or shopping for groceries or paying a bill are often difficult to understand.

Functional lifeskills therapy prepares the child or youth for the day-to-day responsibilities that come up with taking care of oneself. Areas of focus include:

Functional Lifeskills is an individualized approach based on independent goals to teach the child or youth how to look at a situation, apply their skills and make a good choices.