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Our Mission

To empower children and young adults with special needs, particularly those with Autism and ADHD, through personalized programs fostering social skills, life skills and self-esteem.


“It Takes a Village to Educate a Child” is committed to empowering individuals with special needs by providing them with essential real-life skills for school, the workforce, and beyond. Our approach prioritizes disguised learning in varied and engaging environments to improve their social skills and lead to meaningful relationships.


Soft skills are critical to most organizations. Social behaviors and communication skills are essential components to career success, yet only 10-15% of young adults on the autism spectrum are gainfully employed. It Takes a Village to Educate a Child is committed to helping teens and young adults with “different abilities” acquire the skills and strategies to enable them to secure meaningful employment, independence and a healthy self-esteem.


Strong family involvement is linked to students’ social-emotional, and academic success. It Takes a Village to Educate a Child’s approach is to provide children, families, schools and community organizations with the appropriate services that lead to meaningful relationships and strong partnerships. It Takes a Village to Educate a Child is committed to working with families, schools and the community to provide equitable opportunities and positive outcomes for children, particularly those faced with disabilities.


Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I will learn.

- Benjamin Franklin -

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you will help them become what they are capable of becoming.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -