A Fortress for Heroes
Every aspect of the Augusta Levy program is designed to propel children with autism to their highest potential.
The Augusta Levy Learning Center is the first intensive autism treatment program in the Ohio Valley. We utilize methods pioneered and proven by Dr. O. Ivar Lovaas of UCLA and his colleagues. Under the guidance of the Lovaas Institute For Early Intervention (LIFE), the Augusta Levy Learning Center aims to enhance the social, academic, communication and independent living skills of its students.
Every student receives 30-40 hours of 1:1 instruction each week.
Highly Trained Staff
Our staff is dedicated to providing the care and instruction that each student uniquely needs.
We provide weekly training sessions for parents.
Two-thirds of our graduates are successfully attending regular education classrooms.
On January 30th, the Augusta Levy Learning Center (ALLC) received a gift of $25,000 from the Martha R. Parlin Trust to assist children with autism. Executive Director, Kathy Shapell said, “The Martha Parlin Trust helps to improve the lives of our community’s most vulnerable children. We are so grateful for their continued support of Augusta Levy Learning Center and […]
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