About Us


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Full Partnership Approach

Great care starts with great therapy, but as full partners, our support goes even further. We work alongside families to navigate the often overwhelming insurance landscape and assist in coordinating care across providers.

Evidence-Based Practices

Clinically proven evidence-based therapy practices that focus on outcomes to ensure our clients receive the most effective care possible.

Cross-Organization Coordination

We provide therapy for individuals with developmental delays from birth through adulthood. Clinical partnerships that span a wide breadth of age groups and diagnoses enable us to better understand and treat each individual’s unique needs.

Our Mission

Empowering families to reach their potential through early diagnosis and exceptional, innovative, interdisciplinary care.

Our Vision

Transforming lives as a leader in innovative, integrated and person-centered care.

Our interdisciplinary team provides comprehensive care by incorporating applied behavior analysis (ABA), speech and occupational therapy, social work, and diagnostic evaluations to empower children and their families throughout all stages of development and growth.

Our Values

Clinical Excellence

Our services are evidence based, outcomes driven, effective, and high quality.


Our interdisciplinary teams work together to provide the best care. We create a relationship-driven, inclusive community where everyone's ideas are welcome.

Optimism and Hope

We maintain a positive attitude and bring our clients hope.


We value diversity and seek equity. We serve all communities, including many that are often underserved and under-resourced.


We act with integrity and transparency.

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Our History

Autism Care Partners was launched to achieve a single goal: Unifying like-minded behavioral health organizations to collectively expand and improve the assessment, treatment, and therapy available to individuals with developmental delays.

As clinical research and resources aligned to extend care beyond toddler years, ACP launched a private insurance-reimbursed program designed to improve coordination, consistency, and availability of care for all individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

In 2018, we launched our first center-based program that further expanded our capabilities by allowing increased socialization opportunities and customization of treatment plans. Our center-based programs ensure that we meet our clients’ unique needs in the most appropriate treatment setting possible.

Through our comprehensive operating approach, we seek to be the best partner to families and individuals impacted by ASD. The ACP family has grown into an autism services industry leader by uniting with partner organizations and collaborating with local partners to improve care coordination while ensuring that each client, and their family, receives the support necessary to reach their goals.



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Partnering with the Community

We collaborate with providers and organizations in the community to ensure all clients receive the best services for them. By coordinating autism-related services, we connect key stakeholders and provide a unique, multidisciplinary spectrum of care.

  • Community Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Developmental Pediatricians
  • Psychology and Evaluation Programs
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy Programs
  • Speech Language Pathology Programs
  • Private and Medicaid Insurance Groups
  • College Practicums
  • Community Support and Interest Groups
  • Local and National Autism Advocacy Groups


Autism Care Partners provides services in various environments designed to help each individual reach their behavioral goals. Please note, delivery setting options vary by program.
  • Home-Based Therapy

    The home, often considered the most familiar and comfortable environment, allows clients, families, and providers to focus on individual behavioral milestones in a familiar learning environment.

  • Center-Based Programs

    ACP operates multiple center-based programs which offer a unique, classroom-oriented approach to treatment. In addition to individual skill development, the centers enable our therapists to work on socialization goals as well.

  • Community-Based Therapy

    Clients may experience behavioral challenges in unique settings, such as libraries, markets, or restaurants. Our providers can work with your family to develop care plans specifically tailored to address concerns related to community locations.

Meet The CEO

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Clinical Leadership

Andrea Lavigne
Andrea Lavigne, PhD, BCBA, LBA

Chief of Regional Service Delivery

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Rachel Scott
Rachel Scott-Rosenbluth, MS, BCBA, LBA

Regional Clinical Director, Mid-Atlantic Region

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Yandira Acosta
Yndira Acosta, MSPED

Clinical Director, Early Intervention New York

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