Top Autism Centers in Metro Detroit

Find the top autism centers in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties for support, autism resources and education.

Top Autism Centers in Southeast Michigan

Your child is showing signs of autism, so who can you turn to for information, guidance, testing and support? Luckily, there are autism centers in metro Detroit with specialists ready to provide the services fit for your family.

Here is a list of the top autism centers offering support services such as parent education, Applied Behavioral Analysis, therapy, workshops and much 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: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8:30 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.

Autism Home Support Services

  • Address: 43334 W. Seven Mile Road, Suite 200, Northville
  • Phone: 844-247-7222
  • Hours: 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday
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Offers in-home, center-based and hybrid home- and center-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), group social skills training, behavior management and more – plus support for the entire family unit through family and individual counseling and parent coaching. They also have in-house insurance team that will work with your insurance company to ensure that you are covered for the services rendered.

Beaumont Center for Exceptional Families

  • Address: 18501 Rotunda Drive, Suite 200, Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-996-1960
  • Hours: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday

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: 46200 Port St., Plymouth
  • Phone: 734-454-0866
  • Hours: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m.-noon 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)

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

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

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.

Center for TLC

  • Address: 44738 Morley Drive, Clinton Township
  • Phone: 586-421-4062
  • Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday

A family-centered pediatric therapy facility that provides one-on-one services to meet each child’s individual needs. Services include Applied Behavioral Analysis, occupational, speech, massage and physical therapies.

Centria Healthcare Autism Services

  • Address: Main office at 41521 W. 11 Mile Road, Novi; serves the entire state of Michigan through services in-home and at centers in Clinton Township, Dearborn, Farmington Hills, Sterling Heights, Waterford and Wyandotte
  • 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: 3901 Beaubien St., Detroit; Therapy: 41935 W. 12 Mile Road, Suite 202, Novi; 16700 17 Mile Road, Suite B, Clinton Township
  • Phone: 313-745-KIDS (5437)
  • 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.

Creating Brighter Futures

  • Address: 4201 Varsity Drive, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-926-0740
  • Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday

This autism center is for children ages 2-18. It’s a family learning center that specializes in one-on-one ABA therapy for autism, and fun group therapy and social interaction with peers. Since the center’s primary goal is to give parents the tools they need to deal with any situation, they have free quarterly training programs for parents.

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), 734-232-7513 (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.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. first Saturday of the month.

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

Bingham Farms

  • Address: 32100 Telegraph Road, Suite 205
  • Phone: 248-712-4266
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Dearborn

  • Address: 19853 W. Outer Drive, Suite 110
  • Phone: 313-406-5056
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Lansing 

  • Address: 405 W. Greenlawn Ave., Suite 200
  • Phone: 517-657-2638
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Shelby Township

  • Address: 49970 Van Dyke Ave.
  • Phone: 248-712-4266
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Sterling Heights

  • Address: 33464 Schoenherr Road, Suite 180
  • Phone: 586-999-5971
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Gateway offers ABA therapy, and provides treatment and intervention services in-home and at the clinics. Different sites offer different services; call to get information available at each center.

Judson Center Autism Connections

Ann Arbor

  • Address: 3840 Packard Road, Suite 170
  • Phone: 734-528-1692

Ann Arbor

  • Address: 2935 Birch Hollow Drive
  • Phone: 734-528-2003

Redford

  • Address: 12723 Telegraph Road, Suite 200
  • Phone: 313-794-5653

Royal Oak

  • Address: 4410 W. 13 Mile Road
  • Phone: 248-549-4339

Warren

  • Address: 12200 13 Mile Road, Suite 200
  • Phone: 586-573-1810
  • Hours vary by program

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.

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 summer programs. 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.

MORC Autism Center

Clinton Township

  • Address: 15930 19 Mile Road, Clinton Township
  • Phone: 586-464-0175
  • Hours: Hours vary based on programs and services

Troy

  • Address: 1800 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 150, Troy
  • Phone: 248-918-5600
  • Hours: Hours vary based on programs and services

MORC Autism Center offers a Family Life Skill Program that is focused on helping families that have a child with autism. Applied Behavioral Analysis, social skills training and numerous informational seminars and support groups are offered, as well.

Neurocore

Bloomfield Hills

  • Address: 36700 Woodward Ave., Suite 109, Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 800-600-4096
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, 12:30-8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, closed Saturday-Sunday

Livonia

  • Address: 37699 Six Mile Road, Suite 240, Livonia
  • Phone: 800-600-4096
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, closed Saturday-Sunday

Sterling Heights

  • Address: 14844 Hall Road, Sterling Heights
  • Phone: 800-600-4096
  • Hours: 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m.-1 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.

Quality Care Rehab & Autism Center

  • Address: 15023 21 Mile Road, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-286-9644
  • Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday

Quality Care Rehab & Autism Center offers physical, occupational and speech therapy. The center also customizes an individual plan for each person.

Spark Center for Autism, LLC

  • Addresses: Commerce Township: 8625 Richardson Road; Livonia: 16801 Newburgh Road, Suite 106
  • Phone: 248-238-9772
  • Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday

Spark Center for Autism helps children diagnosed with autism through early, effective, evidence-based intervention, and provides ABA services to children from 18 months though age 8.

Strident Healthcare ABA Center for Autism

  • Address: 28116 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 100, Farmington Hills
  • Phone: 248-550-0333
  • Hours: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday; hours vary on Saturday

Strident Healthcare helps children with ABA therapy. They also have parent meetings and support groups.

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

  • Address: 30503 Greenfield Road, Suite 120, Southfield
  • Phone: 248-691-4744
  • Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 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-Tuesday and Thursday

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 a.m.-4 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: 8 a.m.-7 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.

Total Spectrum Care

  • Address: 2723 S. State St., Suite 150, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 844-263-1613
  • Hours: Contact for details

Total Spectrum Care offers in-home ABA services, helps families to develop a treatment behavior plan and more. A free consultation is offered for those interested in learning more about ABA Therapy.

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