Diagnostic Evaluations

Meet Dr. Tiffany Garner Our licensed psychologist provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations for children suspected of having autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We specialize in the assessment and diagnosis of ASD as well as the administration of several standardized assessment measures including the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2), which is the gold standard for ASD…

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Love 2 Learn

Early childhood is a critical time to lay the groundwork to ensure children have the skills they need to succeed as adults. Children with Autism are no different. Early intervention is the key to better understanding a child’s unique approach to learning and laying the foundation for long-term outcomes. Language and early learning skills are…

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The Trellis School

Because the effects of autism can be difficult for children, a school environment specifically for children with autism can offer services beyond the scope of special education in public schools. The Trellis School, located in Sparks Maryland, is designed to provide therapeutic interventions tailored to children with autism.   y About Our School We are a Maryland…

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Autism Waiver Services

Caring for a child with autism can be very challenging on a family. The Maryland Autism Waiver provides invaluable support for families affected by autism. The Maryland State Autism Waiver is a state and federally funded program that provides home- and community-based instructional services for children with autism spectrum disorder. The waiver was designed to…

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Contact Us

Directory Autism Waiver Services Diana Campitelli dcampitelli@trellisservices.com Phone: 443 330 7900 ext 803 Family Support Specialist Katie High katie.high@trellisservices.com Phone: 443 330 7900 ext 810 Staffing Specialist Dawn Andrews dandrews@trellisservices.com Phone: 443 330 7900 ext 807 The Trellis School Stephanie Moore smoore@trellisservices.com Phone: 443 330 7900 ext 814 Love 2 Learn Clinic, Related Services, Social Skills…

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Maryland Passes Autism Insurance Reform

Maryland Families Get Insurance Coverage for Autism Through the tremendous work of organizations such as Pathfinders for Autism and Autism Speaks many more families in Maryland now have access to insurance coverage for autism as a result of legislation and regulation recently enacted. The new requirements apply to individual, fully funded small and large group…

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What is the VB-MAPP?

Put simply, the VB-MAPP is a tool that we use at Trellis to assess and develop learning plans for young learners with autism. Based on the work of renowned behaviorist B.F. Skinner, the VB-MAPP or Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program is a criterion-referenced assessment tool, curriculum guide, and skill tracking system that is designed for children…

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Trellis Hosts Annual Autism Awareness Fundraiser

Over 350 people attended Trellis’s annual fundraiser in support of Pathfinders for Autism. The event was a tremendous success raising over $10,000 for Maryland’s leading autism advocacy group. The highlight of the event was the keynote speech from Towson Univeristy Men’s Basketball Coach, Pat Skerry. Coach Skerry, who is a member of the Trellis community,…

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions   a Do you accept health insurance for your services? We accept Blue Cross/ Blue Shield of Maryland, Cigna, Tri-Care, and United Health Care plans for speech and occupational therapy services based on the child’s individual coverage. Learn more about insurance for ABA services. v Do you accept state funding? Trellis is an accredited Maryland…

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