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Personalized Care for Life on the Spectrum

Tanager Place serves children and teens on the autism spectrum. Our comprehensive, trauma-informed approach to care delivers personalized treatment that recognizes the unique needs of each child. We partner with community providers to ensure your loved one receives the best care available.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Services
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Safety Packet

Planning for emergencies can be a challenge for families with a child on the spectrum. Tanager’s resources and tips help family members and caregivers create emergency safety plans for loved ones on the autism spectrum.

Download ASD Safety Packet

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Voters Manual

Click below for a copy of the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Voters Manual.

Download ASD Voters Manual

Autism Spectrum Disorder Services

Your child may benefit from a variety of services geared toward positively affecting their well-being and functioning in the world. Options include:

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Treatment is individualized to meet each child’s needs. Board Certified Behavior Analysts oversee assessment and treatment, while collaborating with your child’s care team and you to ensure your child’s success.

Social Skills Groups

Social skills groups can help children on the autism spectrum understand how to relate and communicate with others. Children in kindergarten through high school may participate in social skills groups.

View our September Social Skills Calendar

View our October Social Skills Calendar

If you think the Social Skills Groups might be right for your child please call Tanager Place to learn more, 319-365-9164.

If the Cedar Rapids School District cancels school or releases school early due to weather, Tanager Place Social Skills Group will not meet that evening. Social skills coaches with post the announcement on the Tanager Place Facebook page and with local television stations.

Autism Services Referral

For  referrals, please complete our online Autism Referral Form or call our office at 319-286-4545.

Additional autism treatment services are available depending on your family’s needs:

Specialized Psychotherapy

Trained, licensed therapists work with children and families to treat emotional and behavior challenges through AutPlay, behavior therapy, play therapy, expressive arts therapy, Parent Child Interaction Therapy, family therapy and/or theraplay.

Pediatric Integrated Health (PIH)

Assists families impacted by various diagnoses, by coordinating community and therapy services that promote good physical and mental health.

Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS)

In-home services provide individual and family skill-building programming focused on areas like emotional regulation, coping and parenting techniques.