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Emerald Coast Autism Center

Private | PK-2

We are best known for ABA therapy-based program.

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Living in Niceville

Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $219,600. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $840.

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4 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
Based on 1 rating
2013:
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2012:
Based on 2 ratings
2011:
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Posted February 27, 2014

One of the worst places i have ever been. My child was there for 6 months. They where amazing at first. But according to them i was not bringing my child. Missing 50% according to them and the "reports" they had. They then decided to cut my child down to two days a week. They did not evaluate my child. Your child needs to have a evaluation done before they can down grade the days they come. I had also had a big lack of communication. Constantly changing my daughters therapists without telling us or giving us a heads up. So i gave them a poor review. They where so unhappy about me stating my feeling only on (lack of communication) That the owner wrote me a email stating they were confused. And that therapists and parents heard me talking poorly about them. We set up a meeting to talk about everything. At the meeting the owner yelled at me and was upset that EFMP from base got involved into the situation. They where not happy that i told the truth. And they where not happy that they could not manipulate me. This is extremely unprofessional. I would no recommended them to anyone. and i pray this never happens to another parents.
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Posted December 10, 2012

The Emerald Coast Autism Center (ECAC) is fantastic. If there's another center in the southeast US that is anywhere near as incredible as ECAC is, I've never heard of it. If you want the absolute best, ECAC is it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 24, 2012

Outstanding. You can drive over 200 miles in any direction and there's nothing else that comes close. Extremely positive and professional staff of teacher/therapists. The facility is clean and bright. They accept children with the most difficult autism-related behaviors. They have post-graduate students from numerous universities traveling to Niceville to do their mandatory practium work at ECAC. Many families are moving from outside Florida to the Niceville area (one family from Egypt) to enroll their child in the Emerald Coast Autism Center because of their outstanding reputation.


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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms. Staci Berryman, Bcba
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
Special schedule
  • Year-round
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (850) 678-0922

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  • Special eduction
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  • Autism
  • Speech and language impairments
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200 N. Partin Drive
Niceville, FL 32578
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Phone: (850) 279-3000

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