Unique Needs,
Unique Care

The Other in Each of Us

CCSN’s response to the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and other American citizens

Misunderstanding, hatred and violence are dangerous cousins. So are fear and silence. We cannot
succumb to either [click to continue reading].


A Spectrum of Care

CCSN is an interdisciplinary clinic specializing in the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with complex developmental disabilities, in particular those with:

  • Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and other related neurodevelopmental disorders such as Intellectual Disabilities, Down Syndrome, Fragile X, Tuberous Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, and Rett Syndrome
  • Challenges in self-regulation (including difficulties with feeding, sleep, daytime and nighttime incontinence, pica, severe aggression and self-injury)
  • Co-occurring mental health disorders (including anxiety, depression, and other psychiatric conditions)
  • Co-occurring Intellectual and Learning Disabilities

A Note From Our Executive Director

As is almost always the case, it started out with a child. In 1973 there were few opportunities for children with Autism. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and its Federal predecessor PL: 94-142 were several years away from passage, and the notion that a child’s Autism was caused by his or her mother’s emotional rejection was still accepted in many parts of the professional community.


Clinical Insights