Barber National Institute

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Mission

We are "making dreams come true." We provide children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities, and behavioral health challenges and their families the education, support, and resources needed to be self-reliant, independent, and valued members of their community. In addition, we provide the professionals who serve them with world-class education and training.

Programs and Services

  • Life-changing services for more than 6,200 individuals annually including:
  • Early Intervention therapies birth to age 3
  • Approved private school for students ages 3 - 21 from 24 area school districts
  • Preschool for typical and at-risk children
  • Supported Employment to find jobs in the community
  • Behavioral health therapies for children, adults and families
  • 55 residential group homes
  • Summer camps for children and adults with autism and multiple disabilities

Contact

Laura Schaaf, Director of Giving

Send an email | View the website | 814-528-4898