Services Offered by the Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism

For students with ASD, please contact Accessibility Services

 Care Coordination

The mission of the Integrated Services Program is to assist families of children and youth who have special health care needs with coordinated care planning, education and resources in order for them to make informed decisions.

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Demonstration Classrooms

Demonstration classrooms serve local students on the autism spectrum. These classrooms include pre-K/Kindergarten and 1st-3rd grade training and practicum opportunities for Autism Studies and Special Education students.

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After School Programs & Summer Camps

The Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism collaborates with  community partners to offer summer camps and after school programs when appropriate. 

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The Passages Program

Passages supports those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) between the ages of 17-30. The program encourages enriched lives through higher education, social experiences, independent living and career guidance.

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Autism Building

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UVU Autism Conference

The Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism along with the College of Humanities and Social Science and the School of Education are excited to present the 9th annual Autism Conference at Utah Valley University: Hope and Inclusion Through Best Practices. This single-day event will be held on Friday, April 12 from 9 am until 4 pm in the Sorensen Student Center on the Utah Valley University campus in Orem, Utah.

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A Year with Frog and Toad Sensory Friendly Performance

Noorda Theatre at Utah Valley University
Saturday, November 18 @ 2:00pm

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Super Spectrum Soiree

 The Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism is pleased to announce an open call to artists with autism to share their talents.  We recognize there are many ways to experience the world, and even more ways to express yourself. 

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