Speech, Language, and Occupational Therapy

Autism Inspired Academy partners exclusively with qualified and reputable speech language and occupational therapy companies. AIA supports families in coordinating on-site therapy sessions for students who qualify. Therapy services are funded through medical insurance or private pay. Students receive therapy services throughout the school day.

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Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

AIA maintains strong partnerships with Applied Behavior Analysis companies providing in-class therapy delivered by Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) in coordination with AIA teacher-led instruction. Autism Inspired Academy administration cultivates clear and consistent lines of communication with Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) to ensure a cohesive approach to individualized student education. ABA therapy is funded through medical insurance or private pay.

Extended Day (Before & After School) Program

Quality before and after school care can impact a student’s overall success in school. At Autism Inspired Academy, we tailor programs to enhance social thinking and development, while fostering life skills. Students engage in facilitated social activities, hands-on sensory projects, and STEM-based learning while continuing the structure and consistency they get at school. Extended Care is staffed with AIA employees to ensure continuity across programs.

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Title 1 Services

AIA leverages partnerships with Pinellas County Schools to ensure all federally allocated Title 1 allotments are maximized for the well-being of their eligible students. AIA coordinates Title 1 tutors from Pinellas County Schools and third-party contractors to provide academic tutoring in reading and mathematics. Academic counseling services are also offered to any student who qualifies. Families and teachers can engage in meaningful trainings throughout the school year.

Academic Tutoring

Academic tutoring is available for students with qualifying IEPs through parent applications for private school services. Academic tutoring services in reading or math occur on-site at AIA for up to 60 minutes per week, delivered by Pinellas County Schools or Third-Party Tutors.

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Service Dog

Here at AIA, we believe there are many valuable types of therapies to help students achieve success. AIA is appreciative for the opportunity to benefit from a therapy service dog. Frankly is a hypoallergenic Bernise Doodle who has spent the past three years servicing students at AIA. Frankly is a fully trained and certified therapy dog that brings lots of smiles to our students. Frankly is trained to give deep pressure, and comfort to students in crisis.

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Testimonial

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J.B.

Student since 8/2020

What I love about AIA is all the teachers are nice, and they help us learn. Before this school I didn’t think I could do anything. Now I want to be a firefighter and I know I can do it.