Autism Service Providers

Adapt for Life

Our staff is dedicated to ensuring that your child will learn and grow!

  • Individual Treatment Plans – Your child receives an individual treatment plan, shaped by your child’s needs and designed to help your child thrive.
  • Evidence-Based Practices – All our therapies are based on the latest research, and visits are conducted by board-certified Behavior Program Supervisors.
  • State-of-the-Art Therapy Tools & Techniques – For ABA therapy, we track a child’s progress online, with reports and graphs you can access via our parent portal.
  • Team Collaboration – We will collaborate and work with your child’s physician, other therapists, teachers, and any other team members to ensure your child is able to reach their full potential.
  • Flexible Learning Environment –We provide center-based ABA services as well as in home therapy, school services, and community training.
  • Insurance Coverage – We are in-network with all major health insurance plans and willing to work with out-of-network insurances.

We now have 4 locations to serve you.

Adapt for Life Louisville 

9943 Forest Green Blvd
Louisville KY 40223

Phone: 502-830-9454

Adapt for Life New Albany

Center for ABA and Autism
3216 Ballard Lane
New Albany, IN 47150
Phone: 812-590-2157

Adapt for Life Jeffersonville

2916 Peach Blossom Drive
Unit 104
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Phone: 812-202-6144

Adapt for Life West Indianapolis

6640 Parkdale Place STE R
Indianapolis, IN 46254

Phone: 317-383-0188

Anna Behavioral Services, LLC

Anna Behavioral Services, LLC (ABS) provides high quality ABA services to individuals diagnosed with autism. We focus on working with individuals and their families in the home/community setting. The mission of Anna Behavioral Services, LLC is to improve our client’s quality of life, increase community access and independence for those we serve. We provide in home and community based ABA therapy, school consultations and caregiver training from ages 2 through adulthood. ABS serves the following counties: Jefferson, Hardin, Bullitt, Spencer, Shelby, Oldham and Meade and accepts the following insurances: Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, Aetna and Tricare Prime and Select.

Applied Behavioral Advancements, LLC

ABA, LLC is committed to providing the highest quality behavioral services and related therapies.

They provide: Functional Behavior Assessments, Behavior Support Plan Development, Training for Caregivers, Monitoring of Implemented Plans, Early Intervention Services (Autism), In Home Behavior Therapy, MR/DD Crisis Services.

Located in Somerset and Louisville, KY


Associates in Pediatric Therapy

We are a new but rapidly growing therapy center offering speech, OT, PT, psychology, audiology, marital and family therapy and a multi-sensory learning center. We accept many types of insurance and are a Michelle P provider. Many of our therapists also do First Steps work in addition to their work with APT. We serve patients at our main office in Shelbyville, The Luci Center, All About Kids, Carriage House Preschool (current students only), and will be partnering with Down Syndrome of Louisville and SIGS Sportsplex in New Albany in the coming weeks to serve patients at additional locations.

1900 Midland Trail
Suite 1 & 2
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-1007


Autism Society of Kentuckiana (A.S.K.)

The Autism Society of Kentuckiana (A.S.K.) holds support and informational meetings for parents on the second Saturday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Kentucky School for the Blind.

Rebecca Thompson
Kentucky Resident Contact
(502) 263-5708

Vonya Gresham
Indiana Resident Contact
(812) 923-1129

1867 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206

P.O. Box 21895
Louisville, KY 40221

Bingham Clinic

Serving the Greater Louisville area since 1913, the Bingham Clinic is a non-profit organization committed to quality care for emotionally disturbed children and their families. Thorough evaluation and care diagnosis are the hallmarks of our care. Individualized treatment plans are developed in a variety of therapeutic settings depending upon the special needs of each child and family. Our highly skilled staff, composed of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, and expressive therapists provide care for the outpatient, inpatient and partial hospitalization (day treatment) services. For many children and adolescents who experience difficulties in learning that affect their school performance, psychological assessment is desirable. These services also are available at the Bingham Child Guidance Center.

200 East Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 852-6941

Bluegrass Center for Autism

Bluegrass Center for Autism offers a unique learning enviroment where the child/instructor ratio is 1:1. BCA specializes exclusively in teachin children with autism and developmental disabilities. They are commited to giving kids and young adults a brighter future. BCA’s mission is to provide children with autism the ability to communicate with the world around thema dn to ensure they have the skills they need to be independent in adulthood adn thrive within their communities. Children may attend BCA beginning at the age of 4 and continue until they are 21.

Kosair Charities East Campus
9810 Bluegrass Parkway
Louisville, KY 40299
(502) 473-7219

Mid City Campus
1250 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 409-9548


Carriage House Educational Services and Preschool

Carriage House Educational Services & Preschool is owned and operated by the Kentucky Center for Special Children’s Services, Inc. In 2003, Carriage House collaborated with FEAT (Families for Effective Autism Treatment) of Louisville to extend the traditional preschool program to provide a specialized, intensive program for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. The Endeavor Program is geared toward serving the unique educational needs of these children. Today, Carriage House Educational Services & Preschool continues to provide quality services to individuals, families, organizations and educational facilities through our trained and experienced staff.

13101 Eastpoint Park Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 253-1293


Center For Autism & Related Disorders

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) was established by Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh in 1990.  Dr. Granpeesheh studied autism treatment for 12 years under the direction of renowned autism treatment scientist Dr. Ivar Lovaas at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Lovaas discovered that intensive early intervention using applied behavior analysis (ABA) yielded a 47 percent recovery rate among individuals with autism who participated in his study.

1169 Eastern Pkwy G1111
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 242-9091

Centerstone (Now Seven Counties)

Seven Counties is now Centerstone of Kentucky. My department provides ABA and behavior supports through the Developmental Disabilities Services office on Taylorsville Road. Those interested can call (502) 459-5292.

(502) 459-5292


The Chatter Box provides speech and occupational therapy, as well as developmental intervention, preschool, and tutoring services to children in Oldham County and the surrounding areas. 

(502) 384-0910

Children’s Therapy Center

Our mission is to offer high-quality therapy services provided by well-trained, experienced therapists. As part of this mission, we offer resources, education, and support to parents and families. Services include OT, Speech Therapy, Free screening from birth to age 7, Sensory Integration Treatment, Handwriting Without Tears, Therapeutic Listening, Neuro-Development Treatment, and Interactive Metronome.

13010 East Gate Parkway
Suite 101
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 244-1210


Council on Developmental Disabilities

The Council on Developmental Disabilities, a private non-profit association of families and friends of persons with mental retardation, has been advocating for persons with mental retardation in Jefferson County since 1952. The Council is a member agency of Metro United Way. Additional funding sources include: private, state, and federal grants; self-generated and program fees; foundation gifts and grants; and donations from the general public. Please contact us for any assistance concerning your family issues around disabilities.

1151 S. Fourth St.
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 584-1239

Creative Family Counseling

Creative Family Counseling is the private practice of Lacey Ryan, LMFT, who provides counseling services to children, adolescents and their families. Lacey utilizes both play and art therapy techniques with young clients, which allows them to express themselves in developmentally appropriate ways. Something else unique to the therapeutic experience at CFC is Lola the Great Dane. She and Lacey are a Certified Pet Therapy team. She offers a calm and quiet presence to clients at CFC. Lacey treats a variety of issues, such as behavioral problems, mood issues, anxiety, adjustment from family changes, or the effects of a traumatic experience. She is also very passionate about working with neuro-typical children who are siblings to those with ASD and other special needs.

Lacey Ryan, LMFT
2950 Breckenridge Ln, Ste 10A
Louisville, KY 40220
(502) 709-0410

Dreams with Wings

Dreams With Wings is a Louisville non-profit that provides quality community-based residential housing and support services to individuals with mental retardation, developmental disabilities and autism. It is our mission to empower these individuals as they recognize their strengths, contribute to their community and pursue their dreams. Our services include community based residential housing, therapies, continuing life skills training, job coaching and placement, inclusive day programs and leisure outreach.

1579 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 459-4647

Find of Louisville

FIND of Louisville (Family Information Network on Disabilities) helps families with children with disabilities to navigate the educational system. By knowing their rights, supporting each other and working together, families can be powerful and make good things happen for their children. Through the Jefferson County Public Schools, the Family Resource Centers and other community organizations, FIND can help educate parents and educators on the processes surrounding IDEA, 504 and the importance of working together for the educational growth of our children.

1151 S. Fourth St.
Suite 101
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 587-6500


Green Hill Therapy

Green Hill Therapy provides comprehensive therapy including the healing power of the horse to optimize independence and maximize the quality of life for children with special needs. We provide both clinical physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy in conjunction with horses via the tools of hippotherapy and therapeutic riding.

1410 Long Run Road
Louisville, KY 40245
(502) 244-8011


Hardin Memorial Hospital Therapy and Sports Medicine Center

Our team of highly trained therapists are dedicated to providing integrative care to a diverse population of children who have a wide range of physical, behavioral and cognitive limitations. Our mission is to create opportunities for children to master developmental tasks, increase performance capacity, and achieve greater functional skills and independence in their home, school, and community.

Through demonstrated excellence in clinical and school-based practice, our goal is to provide quality services that include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluation and provision of treatment in collaboration with the child, family, or other relevant individuals. Physical, occupational and speech therapy services include assessment by means of skilled and functional observations via the administration and careful interpretation of formal (standardized) and informal (non-standardized) tests and measurements.
  • Developing, enhancing, maintaining or reestablishing sensory, gross/fine motor, perceptual, and self-regulatory skills.
  • Interventions directed toward developing, enhancing, maintaining or reestablishing daily living skills, including play or leisure skills, self-help skills, and pre-vocational skills.
  • Education of the child, family or other relevant individuals involved in the child’s daily life.

(Corner of Rineyville Road and Ring Road)
1111 Ring Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 706-5100

Click Here for a brochure about speech therapy

Home and Community Based (HCB) Waiver Program

The Home and Community Based (HCB) Waiver program provides services and support to aged individuals or children and adults with disabilities, to enable them to remain in or return to their home.


Norton Home Health

(502) 423-4336



Home of the Innocents

Home of the Innocents has expanded services to include children and families dealing with autism. Our goal is to not only address behaviors and skill deficits, but to also help facilitate healthy, cohesive, thriving families who have learned to accept, love, and understand the autistic child. Our extensively trained staff uses behavioral intervention, family support/counseling, parent education, sibling psycho-education, communication facilitation, and a number of other behavioral, psychodynamic and family systems techniques to work with these families. There is also specialization in Outpatient Speech Therapy and Outpatient Occupational Therapy.

1100 East Market Street
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 596-1070
(502) 596-1000


Hopebridge Autism Therapy Center

From autism diagnosis assessments and applied behavior analysis (ABA therapy) to parent training and other complementary therapies, we can help your kiddo build the communication and functional living skills he or she needs to thrive. Contact us to start the conversation and schedule an evaluation to get your child started on the path to a brighter future. Evidence shows early identification and early interventions starting as early as 15 months old has a major impact on school readiness and overall progress for children with autism and developmental delays.


Bowling Green 2427 Russellville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101 (270) 936-7472

Edgewood 2904 Foltz Drive, Edgewood, KY 41017 (859) 795-3000

Lexington 1300 E. New Circle Road, Suite 150, Lexington, KY 40505 (859) 685-1019

Louisville East 215 South Hurstbourne Parkway, Suite 213, Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 353-2074

Louisville South 175 Market Place Drive, Ste A, Louisville, KY 40229 (502) 251-7002

Kentuckiana Children’s Center (KCC)

KCC provides quality chiropractic health care to children with special needs regardless of their ability to pay for those services. Other services offered include cranial sacral therapy, movement therapy, art therapy and nutritional counseling including the GFCF diet.

1810 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 366-5658

KY Autism Training Center (KATC)

The mission of the Kentucky Autism Training Center is to enhance supports for persons with autism by providing information and technical assistance to families and service providers across Kentucky. The KATC provides school-based consultations, family technical assistance, and training activities for promoting the early identification of autism in young children.

KATC, University of Louisville Autism Center at Kosair Charities
1405 E. Burnett Street
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 852-4631
800-334-8635 ext. 852-4631


Marin Autism Interventions, LLC.

Marin Autism Interventions, LLC is a small practice that provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to the underserved rural areas of Breckinridge, Meade, Hancock, Fort Knox, and Daviess Counties. We offer both center-based and home-based therapy for children ages 3-17 years. Center-based offices are located in Hardinsburg and Owensboro. We accept private insurance through Humana, Anthem, Tricare, and Aetna. The owner, Shannon Priddy-Marin is a Licensed and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She was inspired by her oldest son, who was diagnosed with ASD when he was 6. Her son received intensive ABA therapy throughout childhood and at the age of 16 was able to have his diagnosis removed due to the significant gains he made. He is now 21 years old and lives independently and has graduated from a technical program at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood, SC.
Our company is committed to providing individual and family-based treatment that focuses on behavioral changes that will allow the client to develop meaningful relationships with family members and in the community. We work with local businesses and other resources in our area to help our clients participate in the community. Every treatment plan is unique to the specific client. Services include social skills, natural environment training, discrete trial training, parent training, and group activities and workshops monthly. Our motto is “Building communities one puzzle piece at a time.”

Shannon Priddy-Marin, M.S., BCBA, LBA
Licensed & Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Marin Autism Interventions, LLC.
Work: 270.883.5547
Cell: 310.560.9270

Mariposa Place

Mariposa Place is an SCL-licensed ADT located in the heart of Louisville’s art community. This unique and exciting program provides life-enhancing services to individuals with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. We offer an innovative “Arts Focused” program that integrates individual choice and need with supportive community-based opportunities. Our program provides the opportunity for individuals to experience the creative arts, such as visual arts, music, movement, theater, and poetry.

Erin Davis
Executive Director
2007 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 896-8147

Meaningful Day Services

ABA therapy services for children and adolescents with disabilities in Southern Indiana. Meaningful Day Services provides an ABA program that is designed specifically for your child utilizing a three tier system that includes academics, essential skills and natural environment training.

590 Missouri Ave.
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
(812) 288-4688


Our Lady of Peace

Inpatient acute and extended care hospitalization

The Innovations Program provides intensive psychiatric and behavioral treatment for children and adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities that include Autism Spectrum Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome as well as many other diagnoses. Participants attend Peace Academy, a fully accredited JCPS school. The focus of treatment is to decrease challenging behaviors through function based behavioral interventions designed to teach and reinforce more appropriate social and communication skills. Patients in this program have the opportunity to receive individualized Behavior Analytic, Occupational Therapy, and Speech and Language services. In addition, patients may participate in our on-campus Hippotherapy and Equine therapy program.

Kim Dwyer-Moore
(502) 479-4409

Paradigm Canine Co.

We train therapy and service dogs. Our therapy dogs work in nursing homes, schools, libraries and other areas in which the participants benefit form canine care. Our service dogs include: Autism, mobility, diabetic alert and PTSD or other anxiety disorders.

We are trainer members of the International Assoc. of Assistance Dog Partners, an evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen test and the Kentucky Field Trainer for Paws With A Cause.

Chris Cannon
(502) 309-4364

Parent Outreach

The Parent Outreach Program is conducted by The Council on Developmental Disabilities. The staff of Parent Outreach Program offers a series on planning for the future for your child through the life span.

Susan Lawrence

(502) 584-1239


Social Development, LLC

Social Development is an ABA therapy clinic that services individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We are located in Radcliff, KY near Fort Knox.

955 N. Wilson Road Suite G
Radcliff, KY 40160
(502) 896-2606


Square One

Square One provides comprehensive developmental evaluation for children and adolescents, including diagnosis, treatment options and resource guidance. Our goal is to support families and to help develop realistic options.

6440 Dutchmans Parkway
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 896-2606

Systematic Treatment of Autism and Related Disorders

STAR is an intervention program developed specifically for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and their families. STAR is a program within the Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center (WCEC), a division of the University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. The primary goals of STAR are to: empower families by sharing knowledge and enhancing skills, provide a range of clinical services based on best practices, conduct individualized treatment evaluations using a collaborative approach to intervention planning and conduct research.

STAR Program
University of Louisville Autism Center at Kosair Charities
1405 E. Burnett Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40217
(502) 852-3797

Therapeutic Riding Association of Louisville (TRAIL)

TRAIL, owned and operated by Nathalie Green, has a wide variety of documented benefits for special needs individuals, including stimulation of deep muscles. It also improves balance and coordination, hand-eye coordination, emotional control and patience. Our Therapeutic program is offered year round. Lessons are scheduled individually.

4090 Webb Road
Simpsonville, KY 40067
(502) 876-7844


TheraPlace Learning Center

TheraPLACE is a comprehensive learning center providing occupational and speech therapy services to children, young adults, families, and various types of facilities in Louisville, Kentucky and surrounding areas. At TheraPLACE, we strive to help children and young adults PLAY, LIVE, and COMMUNICATE effectively. We provide individualized, family-oriented, research-supported therapy services aimed at helping clients and families reach their maximum potentials.

4121 Shelbyville Road #7
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 893-1380


Transformations: Hope for Today’s Families

Transformations is an association of Kentucky mental health professionals who share the common goal of providing emotional, social, mental, and spiritual support to at-risk children and their families. Transformations accepts referrals from individuals, social service professionals, and agencies to provide IMPACT Plus services funded by Kentucky Medicaid to eligible children with complex behavioral healthcare needs.

4010 Dupont Circle
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 744-3194

UofL Music Therapy

At the UofL MTC they provide cutting edge research based music therapy thechniques for all ages to address: joint attention, social communication, sensory regulation and they provide a thriving adaptive lessons program! All ages are served here and we currently only accept private pay. They do operate using the National Sliding Fee Scale for discounts based o income of family to make service affordable.

Adrienne Steiner
University of Louisville – School of Music
Louisville, KY 40292
(502) 852-2122

Verbal Behavior Consulting, Inc.

Verbal Behavior Consulting is led by Amanda Ralston, BCABA, offering client-centered behavioral solutions and specializing in treatment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, language delays, and other developmental disabilities. Providing services through Board Certified Behavior Analysts, VBC offers experience, training, and expertise in working with children with language delays and problem behavior.

Verbal Behavior Consulting, Inc. provides in-home and site-based consultation to families, schools, and agencies regarding techniques and procedures guided by the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Verbal Behavior literature.

P.O. Box 216
Lexington, KY 40588
(859) 899-9200


Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center

The Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center (WCEC) in the Department of Pediatrics at Norton Children’s Hospital is a unique tertiary center that provides center-based and outreach diagnostic evaluations and treatment to infants and children with, or at risk for, developmental disabilities, congenital anomalies, genetic disorders, autism, organic behavior disorders (ADHD) and learning disabilities, as well as genetic counseling to adults. State-of-the-art treatment programs serve children and adolescents with autism and infants and children with feeding disorders. Comprehensive care of children with inborn errors of metabolism is provided through medical and dietary management and enzyme infusion. WCEC staff actively participates in the training of professionals involved in the care of these individuals and is involved in clinical research in both developmental/behavioral pediatrics and genetics. It maintains national, state and local prominence through its many unique programs.

Norton Children’s Autism Center
411 E Chestnut St.
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 588-0850