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Future Services & Programs

Children's Race

Recreational Programs

Maintaining an active, healthy and engaged lifestyle is our number one priority. Thus, Friends of Zyion offers recreational programs specifically designed for children with Autism and developmental disabilities. All new participants must complete the intake process before beginning any program or activity.

Paying for Groceries

Employment Training Program

Employment training program for young adults ages 18-26 that affords them the opportunity to obtain an industry recognized credential, career mentorship and coaching, internship and job placement services. Program participants must meet certain eligibility requirements in order to participate. 

Speech Therapy

Therapeutic Services

Friends of Zyion therapy services program provides families the opportunity to access a highly qualified transdisciplinary team of professionals (Speech-Language Pathologist, Behavior Analyst, Music Therapists, Occupational Therapist) that work together to develop a unique & individualized program for their child with autism, along with direct coaching and training of parents and therapists. IEP supportive services are also provided. 

Boy Reading Tablet

Mental Health & Counseling

We support mental health and personal development by collaborating directly with children and their families to overcome challenges and difficulties that may interfere with academic, emotional, and personal success. Our counselors provide a safe, non-judgmental and confidential environment for children and their families to discuss concerns.

Laboratory Scientist


Friends of Zyion is dedicated to improving the lives of children of color, and their families, that have been impacted by autism in supporting research that produces meaningful and practical results. We keep autistic individuals, families, educators, and professionals informed by offering free, evidence-based resources and information every day.

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Family Resources

Friends of Zyion partners with a consortium of nonprofit providers that offer a vast array of services that are beneficial to meeting the daily needs of the families that we serve. We have partners that can support with childcare, transportation, housing, etc. 

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