Wrap Around in the Home

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What is Wraparound in the home?

Wrap Around in the Home

Wrap Around is a service that offers therapy for the autistic child in the home, school and community settings. Individuals who receive services will have a treatment plan that is developed in a collaborative effort between parents and professionals. The treatment plan systematically outlines specific goals that the child is expected to reach. There are short term goals and long term goals listed under different categories according to the child's needs. Common goals include, but are not limited to, the following realms: communication, attention, compliance, social and play skills. The child is typically assigned a case manager, behavior specialist and a therapeutic staff support member (TSS) who work as a team with the family. The Wrap Around services are family-centered and the involvement of parents and siblings in the process is of the utmost importance.



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