NSSA is deeply committed to providing quality services to individuals with autism residing in Nassau and Suffolk counties. As such, NSSA continually strives to increase the availability of these services to individuals with autism and their families. The provision of consultation services to school districts is one way that NSSA fulfills this commitment.

Children and teachers in a classroom setting

NSSA  provides observation and assessment of students with autism in public and private school settings at the request of the student’s home school district. In addition, NSSA provides training and consultation services to school district personnel supporting students in inclusion or self-contained public and private school settings and home programs.  Services available include, but are not limited to, Behavior Intervention Consultation and Services, Parent Training, Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA), Development of Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP), curriculum modification, behavior consultation, 1:1 Consultant teacher aides, and Transition Planning Consultation.