Autism Resources Top Autism Centers in Southeast Michigan Find autism centers in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties for support, autism resources and education. « Previous Next » Metro Parent Editorial • March 14, 2016 Read Comments (13) Tweet Your child is showing signs of autism, so who can you turn to for information, guidance, testing and support? Luckily, there are autism centers all around southeast Michigan with specialists ready to provide the services fit for your family. Here is a list of centers offering support services such as parent education, Applied Behavioral Analysis, therapy, workshops and many more in the Macomb, Oakland Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Autism Center of Michigan Address: 428 N. Center St., Northville Phone: 313-682-9532 Hours: Hours vary; call for details The Autism Center of Michigan offers in-home training therapy, social skills training and parent support groups. Also, families can get Behavior Intervention Plans and Functional Behavioral Assessments. Autism Collaborative Center at Eastern Michigan University Address: 1055 Cornell Road, Ypsilanti Phone: 734-487-2890 Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday (schedule an appointment for diagnosis; also available on weekends if needed) The Eastern Michigan University center does diagnosis and testing, runs a center-based Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy program five days a week, plus offers speech and language, occupational and music therapy, as well as psychotherapy. Parents and families can find support here, too, through Parent Share, a parent support group, Project ImPACT, which is parent training, and a free family educational series addressing a wide range of topics. Kids can participate in the theater and arts program and other activities. Plus, kids accepted to EMU can take part in the college support program. Beaumont Health Center for Exceptional Families Address: 18501 Rotunda Drive, Suite 200, Dearborn Phone: 313-996-1960 Hours: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday Families can turn to the Beaumont Health (formerly Oakwood) Center for Exceptional Families for many of their needs. This center has a medical home model of care, meaning they have medical care directed by physicians, plus physical, occupational and speech therapy. In an effort to work with the whole family, families can find social workers and support groups, as well as the SibShop, a place for siblings of kids with special needs to hang out and socialize. Building Bridges Therapy Center Address: 9357 General Drive, Suite 101, Plymouth; Moving in June 2016 to 46200 Port St., Plymouth. Phone: 734-454-0866 Hours: 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday; varies based on appointments Kids with autism can get individual speech, occupational and physical therapy at this center. Kids can also attend the Little Bridges Early Education program, and Skill Builders, a small group therapy program for ages 2-4 years old. Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD) at Henry Ford Health System Detroit Address: Henry Ford Medical Center New Center One, 3031 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit Phone: 313-916-4665 (CADD Applied Behavioral Analysis Intervention Program), 313-916-4609 (Department of Speech-Language Pathology) Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday (diagnostic services), 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday (medical home) Southfield Address: Henry Ford Medical Center Southfield, 22777 W. 11 Mile Road, Southfield Phone: 313-916-4665 (CADD Applied Behavioral Analysis Intervention Program), 313-916-4609 (Department of Speech-Language Pathology) Hours: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday Grosse Pointe Farms Address: Henry Ford Medical Center Cottage, 159 Kercheval Ave., Grosse Pointe Farms Phone: 313-916-4665 (CADD Applied Behavioral Analysis Intervention Program), 313-916-4609 (Department of Speech-Language Pathology) Hours: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday With specialists ranging from geneticists, pediatric neurologists, nutritionists and speech-language pathologists, the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD) at Henry Ford Health System has a wealth of services for your child. Find Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, Functional Behavior Assessment and treatment, parent training and more. Note: Different sites offer different services. Call to get information on what is available at each center. Centria Healthcare Autism Services Address: Main office at 41521 W. 11 Mile Road, Novi; serves entire state of Michigan through services in-home and at centers in Dearborn, Wyandotte, Farmington Hills, Waterford, Clinton Township and Sterling Heights Phone: 855-77-AUTISM Hours: Vary by location/appointments Autism services here include pre-diagnosis, formal diagnosis, assessment, plan development and plan implementation. ABA therapy is offered focusing on behavior intervention, social skills and communication. Children’s Hospital of Michigan Autism Center Address: Evaluations: Detroit Medical Center Children’s Hospital of Michigan: 3950 Beaubien St., Detroit; Therapy: 41935 W. 12 Mile Road, Suite 202, Novi; 16700 17 Mile Road, Suite B, Clinton Township Phone: 248-305-6172 Hours: 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; best to call between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Families can find half-day, full-day and evening Applied Behavior Analysis programs, as well as therapy at home and in school. The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Autism Center also has parent education courses available. Comprehensive Early Autism Services Address: P.O. Box 7386, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-545-6335 Hours: vary by appointment Have an in-home consultation, then take advantage of the Applied Behavior Analysis program, feeding services, sleep consultation and more. Parents can even learn positive child management strategies. C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Autism Spectrum Disorders Program Address: C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, 1540 E. Hospital Drive, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-764-0231 (children 4 years and older, 49 months and older), 734-936-4185 (children under 4 years of age, 48 months and younger) Hours: Varies by appointment This Washtenaw County center has many services to help with children’s development and education. A wide range of family-centered services are offered including speech, occupational and physical therapy to meet each child’s specific needs. Easter Seals Address: 2399 E. Walton Blvd., Auburn Hills (Home-based care is also available) Phone: 248-475-6400 Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday At Easter Seals Michigan’s centers, families can receive home-based interventions, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), speech and language, The P.L.A.Y. Project and occupational therapies. Parents can get education and coaching through Easter Seals, and the organization also offers consultations with schools and other providers. Gateway Pediatric Therapy Address: 32100 Telegraph Road, Suite 185, Bingham Farms; 31201 Chicago Road South, Suite 203, Warren Phone: 248-712-4266 Hours: Both locations: 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday (sometimes opens at 7 a.m.); by appointment on Saturdays Center offers assessment, treatment and intervention services for children with autism and developmental disabilities. ABA therapy is offered in-home and at the centers, which are currently expanding and now serve up to age 19. Judson Center Autism Connections Ann Arbor Address: 3840 Packard Road, Suite 180, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-528-1692 Royal Oak Address: 4410 W. 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak Phone: 248-549-4339 Redford Address: 12723 Telegraph Road, Suite 200, Redford Phone: 313-794-5653 Warren Address: 12200 13 Mile Road, Suite 200, Warren Phone: 586-573-1810 The Judson Center’s Autism Connections offers diagnostic assessments, Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy, art, music, play, speech and occupational therapy, as well as a summer program, family counseling and social skills groups for ages 4-18. Note: Locations offer different services. Hours vary by program. Kaufman Children’s Center Address: 6625 Daly Road, West Bloomfield Phone: 248-737-3430 Hours: Hours vary based on programs and services Kaufman Children’s Center offers a number of specialized treatment options, ranging from Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy at the center and in-home to Handwriting Without Tears. The center also provides evaluation, speech-language therapy, occupational therapy, music therapy, sensory integration therapy and programs for childhood apraxia of speech. Find workshops here, too. Neurocore Bloomfield Hills Address: 36700 Woodward Ave., Suite 109, Bloomfield Hills Phone: 800-600-4096 Hours: 2:30-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m. Friday, closed Saturday-Sunday Livonia Address: 37699 Six Mile Road, Suite 240, Livonia Phone: 800-600-4096 Hours: 1-8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 12:30-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday Sterling Heights Address: 43200 Dequindre Road, Suite 103, Sterling Heights Phone: 800-600-4096 Hours: noon-8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 2:30-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday At Neurocore, find brain-based diagnostics and training using electroencephalographic (EEG) technology to see the brain wave activity associated with autism. Over a 30-session program, they use repetitive learning therapy to create physiological improvements in the brain. Northern Oakland Autism Center, LLC Address: 1796 S. Lapeer Road, Lake Orion Phone: 248-895-2047 Hours: vary; call for appointment North Oakland will develop an individualized treatment plan to meet the needs of your family. Plans include socialization skills training, behavior intervention plans, family training and coaching and much more. PsychSystems Autism Center Address: 20955 Bournemouth St., Harper Woods Phone: 734-729-7792 Hours: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday Children 18 months through 10 years old can receive intensive Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy here. Find social skills groups, diagnostic and cognitive testing, Discrete Trial Treatment (DTT) and individualized outpatient consultative sessions for families. Sunfield Center for Autism, ADHD and Behavioral Health Address: 300 N. Fifth Ave., Suite 210, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-222-9277 Hours: By appointment Families can find a range of services here, including social groups, in-home interventions, school consultations, behavioral assessments, parent groups, therapy, Functioning Behavior Assessment, a cooking program and IEP consultation. Ted Lindsay Foundation HOPE Center at Beaumont Children’s Hospital Address: 1695 W. 12 Mile Road, Suite 120, Berkley; Note: Relocating to Southfield in early 2017. Phone: 248-691-4744 Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday For children with autism spectrum disorders, the Hands-On Parent Education Center, or HOPE Center, can provide services such as behavioral interventions for preschoolers, behavioral intervention consultations, programs for parents and the Toilet Learning Clinic. Families are key here, especially in programs such as the CARE Program. The Ann Arbor Center of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Address: 3031 Miller Road, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-997-9088 Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, closed Friday Therapy options available at this Washtenaw County office include The P.L.A.Y. Project. Plus, get diagnosis, testing and referrals for organizations and programs. The Children’s Center Address: 79 W. Alexandrine St., Detroit Phone: 313-831-5535 Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday This Detroit center offers services for kids 18 months to 17 years old, including diagnostic evaluations, treatment programs and psychiatric services. Also find parent support, education and training as well as social skills groups and skill building groups for toileting, picky eating and sleep. The Early Intervention Center Address: 55 Park St., Troy Phone: 248-565-8970 Hours: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday This non-profit organization has been offering center-based ABA therapy for ages 18 months to 9 years since 2001. The Friendship Circle Address: 6892 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield Phone: 248-788-7878 Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on public holidays but closed Jewish holidays and on Saturday The Friendship Circle provides programs and support for kids and teens with special needs, with activities like social skills groups, drama and music, life skills and sports. Total Education Solutions Address: 2221 Livernois Road, Suite 101, Troy Phone: 248-544-0360 Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday With certified therapists in speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, Total Education Solutions can be of help to those with ASD.