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Welcome to the Center for AVT

The Center for Autism-Specific Behavior Therapy (AVT) offers free resources, advice, training and supervision to professionals, parents and students as well as those affected with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It is organized from Irvine, CA, but also has a focal point in Hildesheim. The center can be reached from any (networked) place in the world thanks to online advice.

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Hello my name is Vera Bernard-Opitz. I am a German Psychological Psychotherapist and a Behavior Analyst.


We herewith share free information on Autism-Specific Behavior Therapy (ABT). Colleagues, therapists, teachers and parents can access helpful material, links and films.  We will regularly add current topics, new ideas and trailers. Readers are invited to send us their latest therapy ideas, case stories and films, so that we can share them with the "Rest of the World". 

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