Individualized Programming

Tailored Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Programming

At MASC, we understand the unique needs and challenges that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face. That is why we are committed to providing very specific support through our individualized programming service. We recognize that every child with ASD is different, and we believe their programming should reflect their unique strengths, preferences, and address areas of need.

What is Individualized Programming?

Individualized programming is a service designed to meet the specific needs of each child with ASD. It involves creating customized plans and interventions based on a thorough assessment of the child’s abilities, challenges, and goals. Our team of experienced professionals works closely with families and caregivers to develop personalized programming that addresses the child’s unique needs and promotes their overall development and well-being. At MASC, we take a collaborative and holistic approach to programming.

Here are some key components of our individualized programming:

  • Assessment – We conduct thorough assessments to gather information about the child’s strengths, challenges, and preferences.
  • Goal Setting – We work with families and caregivers to identify specific goals and objectives for the child’s programming.
  • Customized Interventions – We develop individualized interventions and strategies to address the child’s unique needs and promote their development across a variety of areas such as communication, social skills, behavior management, and daily living skills.
  • Collaboration – We believe in the importance of collaboration and communication among all stakeholders involved in the child’s success including parents, caregivers, teachers, therapists, and other professionals.
  • Ongoing Monitoring and Adjustment – We always monitor the child’s progress and adjust the programming as needed to ensure that it remains effective and responsive to their changing needs.

Some benefits of the individualized programming created by MASC’s behavior analysts are:

  • Tailored Support – Individualized programming ensures each child receives support that is specifically created for them.
  • Maximized Progress – By addressing the child’s individual needs this type of programming maximizes their potential for progress and success.
  • Empowerment – Individualized programming empowers children with ASD by focusing on their strengths and abilities and helping them build confidence.
  • Family Involvement – We encourage the active involvement of families and caregivers in the programming process to further their comprehension and participation in their child’s progress.
Student receiving individualized programming. Individualized Education Programming (IEP)

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Services We Offer

Here are some of the ways we help make a difference for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Hampton Roads Area.

One-on-One Therapy

Using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to increase wanted behavior and decrease unwanted behavior.

Individualized Programming

Custom programming to meet each child's individual needs.

Social Skills Groups

Facilitating appropriate interactions with peers and building meaningful friendships during their time here.


Providing free training on autism, the science of behavior, and the special education system in Virginia.

School Observations

Working with school staff to support our clients.

Clinical Consultations

Helping families and professionals understand the specifics of our clients.

Special Education Advocacy

Giving our clients the benefit of 20 years of experience navigating special education in Virginia.

Individualized Education Program Development

Reviewing documents to ensure the specialized instruction provides the free, appropriate public education the student is entitled to.

Resource and Referral Services

Serving as leaders in the autism community and working with local, state, and federal partners to support families.