PREP is an intensive group therapy program for children aged 2 to 6 years with autism spectrum disorder that prepares them to enter a mainstream kindergarten classroom.
Children who enroll in PREP are generally provided with 20-30 hours of therapy a week, billed through eligible insurance plans.
For Ages: 2 to 6 years old
Cost: Billed through eligible insurance plans. Please inquire with us.
Location: 20-25 hours per week in your local Cortica center, with an additional 5-10 hours of in-home ABA services as an option for some children
Therapies: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Occupational Therapy, Music Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Therapy. Overseen by a Cortica physician, PREP integrates medical and neurologic recommendations.
Example Activities: Circle time, tabletop time, playtime, and cooperative activities with peers
Program Duration: Varies by child. A minimum of one year is usually recommended.
Children enrolled in PREP show progress in the skills needed for developmental growth, including increased independence, safety, self-determination, and social communication.