• Welcome to the Bergen County Special Services Autism Continuum. We are committed to providing effective instruction to students with autism and other related disabilities from ages 3 to 21.

    The Autism Continuum comprises multiple sites, all of which operate collectively to provide a full continuum of services for learners with varying needs. Our  Washington programs implement academic and behavioral teaching methodologies based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. 

    Comprehensive Services include:

    • Individualized programming
    • Low student-teacher ratios
    • Family support groups and trainings 
    • Transition planning 
    • Community based instruction
    • Inclusion settings 
    • Related services
    • Ongoing behavior supports 
    • Augmentative and functional communication training 

    And much, much more! Please browse through our site to explore what each individual program offers for students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger's Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified.  

    For more information about our continuum please contact Sandra Melicharek, Principal, Autism Continuum by calling (201) 343-6000 ext 6465 or email sanmel@bergen.org