Autism Spectrum Disorders Jump Start: Information for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children and Adolescents Marlene Driscoll, M.A., LMFT, Clinical Director at Autism...
Welcome to the LA FEAT Web Site!
LA FEAT is Los Angeles Families for Effective Autism Treatment. LA FEAT was founded by parents of autistic children. LA FEAT is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization for parents and families of children with autism. We have a board of directors of parents of children with autism. We serve families in greater Los Angeles and the surrounding counties.
LA FEAT believes that newly diagnosed children with autism should receive intensive, quality, effective treatment that is based in research. That treatment is applied behavior analysis (ABA). LA FEAT’s mission is to provide education to families and the community about quality ABA, and to provide support to families in obtaining and funding such treatment.
Our Monthly Meetings are held the second Monday of every month from 7:00-9:00pm at:Kiwanis Club Hall of Hermosa Beach 2515 Valley Drive Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
For our new parents see our newly diagnosed presentation
Applied Behavior Analysis has been proven effective through published, long-term, replicated research. If appropriate, we believe that children with autism should start a quality, intensive ABA program as soon after diagnosis as possible.
LA FEAT provides guidance and information to families about ABA free of charge. At our monthly meetings, parents hear about the latest autism research and practices from the most respected experts around. They can meet other parents and learn about local agencies providing quality programs. And they can get advice on navigating “the system” to secure funding for services for their child.
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Disclaimer: Everything contained herein is provided for general informational purposes only and should not be misconstrued as legal, medical, or any other type of professional advice. Nothing contained herein is intended as a substitute for obtaining advice from your own medical and legal professionals. LA FEAT makes no promises, guarantees or implied agreements as to the accuracy or completeness of anything contained or referenced to herein, or how such may affect your family. Please seek out your own professional advice before making any decisions concerning your child.