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Autism FIRST - Therapy & Service in Northern, VA

Autism Care

We Work Together.

Autism has a profound impact on your family and support system. We are Northern Virginia’s only autism therapy practice to provide the ultimate collaborative treatment, advocacy, support and care for your child, family and caregivers throughout the life cycle of your family’s needs.

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Family Advocate - Autism F.I.R.S.T.Patient & Family Advocate

Autism F.I.R.S.T. Advocates will help you every step of the way. A diagnosis of autism or other developmental disabilities often brings complex systems that are challenging to navigate. Doctors, teachers and therapists recommend treatments and services that are difficult to locate and even harder to figure out how to access. Families don’t know where to begin or the right questions to ask, making the process more overwhelming than it needs to be. We can help.

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Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy can improve social, communication, and learning skills through positive reinforcement.

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Speech Therapy - Autism FIRSTSpeech Therapy

Speech therapy helps your child communicate and comprehend verbal and nonverbal cues from others. Your therapist can work on articulation, phonology, AAC device acquisition and training, receptive and expressive language, pragmatic and social skills and feeding.

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Occupational Therapy - Autism FIRSTOccupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy focuses on mastering activities of daily living which will allow your child to become more independent including play skills, learning strategies and self-care.

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Physical Therapy - Autism FIRSTPhysical Therapy

Physical Therapy focuses on activities and exercises that build motor skills and improve strength, posture, and balance to build muscle control and strength for play and life skills.

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Sibling & Family Support - Autism FIRSTSibling & Family Support

Autism has an impact on the entire family, most notably on the relationship between the individual with Autism and their siblings. We help siblings with skills to increase understanding and form a stronger relationship.

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Speech Therapy - Autism FIRST - Therapy & Service in Northern, VA

Our Mission

Family. Inspiration. Relationships. Support. Trust.

Our mission is to deliver on our belief in relational autism care. We recognize the profound impact autism has on the family and support system. Autism F.I.R.S.T. is determined to provide collaborative patient, family and caregiver services for your family’s need with an advocate to help you navigate the process.

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Care For Your
Support System

A multi-disciplinary approach is utilized for our patients, for their families and caregivers, and for the communities we serve. We are committed to an environment of learning, compassion and growth. Weekly round table, goal-oriented patient care meetings keep our expert team on track to give you exceptional relational autism care.

Autism FIRST - Therapy & Service in Northern, VA

Autism Care By The Numbers

Did You Know?

3.5+ million

Americans live with a diagnosed autism spectrum disorder

40% of people

with autism are nonverbal

1 in 44 children

in the U.S. is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder

Proudly helping families in Northern Virginia

Events that Support

Autism F.I.R.S.T. hosts a Support Group, Ask An Advocate and Lecture events.

Connect with other autism families and get the support your family needs.