3rd Annual Bull Roast

In addition to creating opportunities for promoting awareness of autism in April; it’s a great month to join us for our 3rd Annual Bull Roast to raise funds for an organization that has been providing resources to the community for 15 years. Pathfinders for Autism is the State’s largest autism organization dedicated to helping individuals,…

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Learn More About Us

Are you looking for a place where your child can thrive and your family can find the support needed to ensure your child’s success? Founded in 2001, Trellis specializes in serving children with autism and other related disorders using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Over the last 14 years our passionate staff and…

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Picture of child in the snow making a snow angel

7 Tips for Snow Day Fun

While no one can argue with the fun of traditional activities such as building snowmen or snow angels; keeping your kiddo occupied throughout an entire snow day while confined to your house might require a few more tricks up your sleeve. Consider the unique opportunities the snow can provide for you and your kiddo to…

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After School Programs

Our after school programs to provide learners ages 10 to 21 with the maximum amount of opportunities to develop social skills in a group setting. Locations & Funding The Afterschool program is offered at our Trellis Learning Center in Sparks, as well as at the Linwood Center in Ellicott City and at the John Carroll High…

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Autism 2015: 365 days to make progress

Autism is in the news, social media, and even old fashioned print more than ever. The increasing awareness is great. The influx of research and funding options is even better! The heartwarming stories are nice, the success stories are inspiring. Still, misinformation and slanted headlines annoyingly abound. Such is this strange, complicated, passionate and ultimately…

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The Power of Siblings

One of the Merriam-Webster definitions of siblings is “one of two or more things related by a common tie or characteristic.” But what if one of those siblings is a child with autism? The relationship between children with autism and typically developing siblings is a varied, interesting and special one – much like all sibling…

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Fall Festival Open House

A successful Fall Festival Open House with over 100 in attendance was just the “housewarming” that Trellis needed for their Sparks location that still feels new to some. Every area of the 30,000 sq. ft. Trellis Learning Center had activities for clients, potential clients and their families on Saturday, November 15, 2014. The facility, located…

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Pediatric Speech & OT

  Now accepting new speech and occupational therapy clients in our clinic. Trellis offers speech-language therapy, occupational therapy and ABA therapy (Love 2 Learn) in our new learning center in Sparks, Maryland. s We Accept Insurance We accept CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Aetna, UnitedHealth, Cigna, Kaiser, and TRICARE. Learn more about insurance