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Education Program

Where science & compassion meet the challenge of autism.

Autism Education since 1988

Science-based Teaching

Alpine Learning Group's Education Program is a New Jersey Department of Education approved school for children with disabilities. Specializing in autism, the Education Program serves learners ages 3-21. Educational programming at Alpine Learning Group is based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA),  the only intervention documented to lead to comprehensive, lasting improvements in the lives of individuals with autism.

Alpine Learning Group's Education Program includes:

  • A full day, twelve-month program for learners 3-21 years of age
  • Individual assessment of each learner's strengths, challenges and learning style
  • A wide range of ABA-based teaching techniques expertly individualized to each learner
  • Intervention in both structured and natural settings
  • One-to-one and highly structured small group instruction
  • Individualized programming across a wide range of curriculum areas
  • Specific programs to promote verbal behavior and social and academic skills
  • Peer modeling with typical peers for select learners
  • Individualized, supported inclusion when learners are ready
  • Structured learning experience/transition program to prepare young adults for employment
  • Intensive parent training with regularly scheduled home visits
  • Regular and comprehensive educational assessments
  • Monthly educational clinics bringing together families, learners and staff
  • Systematic data analyses to track learner performance
  • Highly qualified, Board Certified Behavior Analysts to supervise learner programming
  • Intensive staff training, supervision and evaluation to ensure the highest quality instruction
A young, content boy with autism in the Alpine education program smiling at the camera
" Alpine Learning Group is the place where I spoke my first words, rode my first bike, met a lot of new friends and great teachers who made my life much easier and made it possible for me to have a future."

Former Alpine Learner*

Alpine Education Program
Cortney DeBiase, MEd, BCBA


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