Local Community Resources



Autism Society of Alabama

4217 Dolly Ridge Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35243  map

The Autism Society of Alabama (ASA) responds daily to requests for information. Parent Support-ASA has support groups to address a variety of issues. Monthly meetings in a variety of settings throughout the state provide support and information, guest speakers, informative topics, and question and answer sessions. Lending Library- ASA has over 400 books and media on autism spectrum disorders that are available to our members. Items can be checked out through the office. If you have books on autism that you are willing to donate or for info on our lending library, please call. ASA collaborates with various state and local agencies to increase awareness in the community, schools, and in the medical and profes-sional arenas to promote education, understanding, resources, and to encourage the early diagnosis of autism.

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Phone: 1-877-4AUTISM

Web: www.autism-alabama.org


Easter Seals Alabama

5960 E Shirley Lane, Montgomery, Alabama 36117  map

Consists of eight community rehabilitation program sites and the world’s largest barrier free recreational camp, Camp ASCCA. Easter Seals Alabama services include: Medical Rehabilitation, Early Interven-tion, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Hearing Therapy, Job Training and Em-ployment, Child Care & Camping and Recreation. Easter Seals Achievement Center- 510 W Thomason Circle, Opelika, AL. 334-745-3501 Camp ASCCA Easter Seals- 5278 Camp ASCCA Drive, Jackson’s Gap, AL 256-825-9226 or 800-843-2267. A special place where campers with disabilities have the opportunity to express their individ-uality and independence within a carefully supervised setting. Their families also are provided with a chance to relax in the knowledge that over thirty years of experience goes into providing a safe envi-ronment where fun can be had by all. The activities offered at Camp ASCCA include horseback riding, swimming, canoeing, fishing, arts and crafts, repelling, zip-line, water tubing, archery and rifle range, mini-golf course, paved nature trails, and more. www.campascca.org

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Phone: 334-395-4489


River Region Psychiatric Associates

107 North 24th Street, Opelika, AL 36801  map

We offer complete psychiatric and therapy services for geriatric, adult, adolescent and child popula-tions. Services are provided to various hospitals, nursing homes and rural mental health facilities. RRPA also offers tele-psychiatry so that agencies and skilled nursing facilities in rural areas can have access to psychiatric services that otherwise would not be available. Treatment services include ADHD, OCD, personality disorders, phobia, post-partum depression, PTSD, substance abuse, psy-chotic/schizophrenia disorders, sleep disorders, panic/anxiety, mood disorder, depression, stress man-agement, family interventions, eating disorders, grief issues, crisis intervention and more.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: 334-440-8046

Web: www.rrpa.us


Smith Group Behavioral Consulting

2206 Executive Park Drive, Opelika, Alabama 36801  map

Autism, Developmental Disabilities, Organizational Behavior Management, and Education. 1) Working with Educators: Behavioral observation and consultation, functional assessments and functional analyses of maladaptive behavior, skill assessments, social skills training, development and monitoring of behavior reduction plans, competency-based training in ABA for teachers and school sys-tem staff, and classroom set-up and modifications to maximize learning. 2) Working with Families: ABA intervention programs for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, helping parents maximize their child’s learning at home by evaluating the home environment and home schedule, academic tutoring, development of behavior plans to reduce maladaptive behaviors at home, potty training programs, and training for immediate family members, extended family members, church staff, babysitters, etc.... on Autism Spectrum Disorders, ABA or other related topics.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: 334-332-9077

Email: info@smithgroupbehavioralconsulting.com

Web: www.smithgroupbehavioralconsulting.com

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