The Groden Center School

Organization Name: The Groden Network
Address: 86 Mount Hope Avenue
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-274-6310
Fax: 401-421-3280
Eligibility: The Day Program serves children and youth between the ages of 3 and 21. The residential program serves adolescents between the ages of 12 and 21 from Rhode Island and other neighboring states.
Services Provided: The Groden Center Day and Residential Programs provide a broad range of individualized services in the most normal and least restrictive settings possible. Instruction is provided in functional skill development, communication, emotional and social development, physical and recreational skills, domestic responsibilities, community awareness, adaptive living skill and vocational education.
The following diagnostic criteria are a guide for referring individuals to the program:
Developmental Disabilities
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Behavioral Disorders
Serious Communication and Learning Disabilities
Dual-Diagnosed Cognitive and Mental Health Disorders.
Provider Profiles: The Groden Center’s mission is to enhance the lives of children and youth with autism, behavioral disorders, and developmental disabilities and their families to lead productive, dignified and satisfying lives by:

• Providing the most effective educational, therapeutic, and other habilitative services;

• Advancing knowledge and best practices through research, education and training;

• Involving, educating, and supporting families in caring and advocating for their children.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/19/2019