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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment | Health Facilities

Children with Autism

1. Target Population

  • Children birth through age five with a medical diagnosis of autism who are at risk of institutionalization in either a facility for the developmentally disabled or a hospital


2. Services Provided

  • Case management as well as rehabilitative and behavioral therapies in the child's home or in a community setting


3. Licensed Staff Routinely Onsite

  • Varies depending on the facility. Therapists must have at least a bachelors degree in a human services field and 2,000 hours of training in behavioral therapies


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