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YAI Autism Center

Serving People with Autism and Their Families

The YAI Autism Center is a specialty division within the YAI Network devoted to supporting and engaging the autism community.  We offer a range of services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families including clinical evaluations, group programs, education and resources. Our services are provided with skill and compassion by experienced professionals and we work to strengthen individuals’ abilities and quality of life.

Services available through the autism center

Private Evaluations

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS).

The ADOS is a type of evaluation used for diagnosing and assessing autism.  The evaluation consists of a series of tasks that involve social interaction between the clinician and the individual being evaluated.

Neuropsychological Evaluations

Children’s Groups

Social Skills Group

Adult Groups

Yoga Group

Culinary Skills Group

(coming soon)

Parent / Caregiver Groups  

Phone In Parent Support Group

(coming soon)

Autism Family Support Group

If you are not finding the services you are looking for, please let us know. We are happy to learn about the types of services your are looking for as we work toward developing new services and programs. We also encourage you to look at our resources.  

Partnership with Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem

We are proud to partner with the Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem by identifying children for the school's program and connecting other families with valuable resources throughout New York City. Learn about one family's experience here.

Contact Information

To find out more about the services listed please call Laura Mitchell at 212.273.6211

For all other services in the New York metropolitan area, contact YAI LINK at 1-866-2-YAI-LINK or 212.273.6182.