Autism Center for Excellence (ACE)

UCP’s Autism Center – A place for kids to learn

UCP’s Autism Center for Excellence (ACE) is a structured after-school applied behavior analysis (ABA) socialized training program designed to meet the needs of children with autism. With a 1 to 3 staff to child ratio, children receive individualized instruction during large and small group activities. ACE instructors include trained paraprofessionals and student interns working under the direction of a clinical director and clinic supervisors.

Using ABA to teach social skills to children with autism, while helping them build a foundation for friendships

ACE spells success!

Kids and parents tell us they enjoy the ACE program. It is a unique community of professionals, families and children all working to create a safe and supportive program where kids with autism spectrum disorder can:

  • Learn social and interpersonal communication skills
  • Build friendships and social support networks
  • Learn teamwork and practice good sportsmanship
  • Increase appropriate behaviors

Worried about funding?

There are a variety of funding sources available! Ask us!

ACE is a contracted vendor of Alta California Regional Center and is covered by Medi-Cal and most health insurance companies.

Learning how to make friends through ACE.


To learn more about ACE, contact:
ACE Office: (916) 548-2562
Fax: (916) 278-6475