Commonwealth Autism and Richmond House are pleased to announce their merger effective July 1, 2016. In an effort to better serve their respective missions, the two complementary organizations have determined that Richmond House, a provider of residential and community supports for adults with Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism, will join the array of services offered by Commonwealth Autism.
|Public information & Resources||Phone & web-based|
|Partnership for Capacity Development||Strategic planning and support to grow the capacity of other service systems such as public and private schools and community service boards|
|Public Safety Training||Training on autism for police officers and other first responsders and judicial personnel.|
|The Learning Institute||Professional development and continuing education|
|Transdisciplinary Diagnostic and Assessment Clinic||Diagnostic services and clinic replication|
|The Founders Center||Educational and behavioral services for children between the ages of 2-22|
|Richmond House||Residential Community Support Services|
Doug Garrou, Commonwealth Autism Board Chair, spoke about the merger stating, “This is very exciting - to see our model services now include a high quality residential service at Richmond House." John Toscano, President and CEO of Commonwealth Autism agrees. “A residential model that can be replicated statewide has been a part of our strategic plan and now we’ve taken an important step towards that goal."