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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Center Programs

ASD center programs ) in Jeffco prioritize building students’ independence while using smaller student-to-teacher ratios in an inclusive educational environment. Students in the ASD program are supported in areas that they may need additional resources. Areas include, but are not limited to, Social and emotional learning, functional communication and general education support.

Placement into an ASD program is determined by the Individualized Education Program (IEP) team. Students are not required to have an autism medical diagnosis or an Autism Educational Identification (AEI). The district determines the placement location with consideration of parent input.

Jeffco ASD programs use the Colorado Department of Education’s Autism Program Quality Indicators.

ASD Program Focus

ASD center programs focus on peer modeling, teaching and reinforcing social behavior and joint attention through integration into the general education classroom. These skills include:

Instruction, Supports and Exit Criteria


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Special Education Community Support Line: 303-982-6682
Child Find Intake: 303-982-7247
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