About the Autism Institute

The Autism Institute serves families impacted by autism over the life span, including early intervention programs, public and private school options, college support and support for families.

Kapila Family Foundation Starting Right Program
For children 18 months - 3 years old

Early intervention, caregiver/child program for children diagnosed with, or at risk-for, autism.

Baudhuin Preschool
For children 3 - 5 years old

In collaboration with the School Board of Broward County, children with an educational eligibility of autism receive a preschool program.

The Academy
For children 3 - 5 years old

Private prekindergarten and kindergarten educational program for children with autism.

Access Plus
College support program
NSU's supported college program for undergraduate students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Autism Consortium
Professional development for educators in the field
Provides professional development and consultation to school districts nationally.
For children 18 months through adolescence
The Unicorn Children's Foundation Developmental Assessment Clinic, The Kapila Family Foundation Feeding Disorders Clinic, and the Kapila Family Foundation Challenging Behavior Clinic.