Who We Serve

The Guild is known for its year round, community-based programming for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities who have complex needs including autism, mental health diagnoses and maladaptive behaviors. The Guild’s population benefits from extended year academic instruction and/or year round residential services. The Guild’s program is based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Populations We Serve:

  • School-aged males and females, age 6 – 22nd birthday, who require day or residential educational services

  • Adults post 22nd birthday needing residential services

Characteristics:

  • Individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) – mild to severe

  • Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other neurological and genetic disorders including, for example, Down syndrome, Fragile X, and Cri-du-Chat

  • Individuals with dual diagnoses of ID and behavioral and/or mental health disorders (ID/MH)

  • Individuals with food allergies, seizure conditions, stable Type 1 diabetes

Characteristics Which May Preclude Admission:

  • Total vision loss

  • Total hearing loss

  • Prader-Willi Syndrome

  • Non-ambulatory

  • Juvenile offender

  • Sexual aggressor/offender

  • Pattern of alcohol or drug use

  • Diagnosed fire setter