Patient Profiles

Population Served at Bernalillo Academy

The purpose of our program is to provide intensive services in a safe, structured environment to those children facing the challenges of Autism Disorder, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and other Emotional and Behavioral Disorders who have not found success in less structured settings or through other services provided in their home communities.

  • Male and Female Youth between the ages of 4 to 17 years
  •  Intellectual/Developmental Ddisabilities
  •  Autism Disorder
  •  Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  •  Other Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
  •  Less intensive and less restrictive clinical settings have been attempted in the community and home without success and/or have been ruled out due to safety concerns
  • Demonstrate a need for a highly structured environment and inability to maintain stability in a community/home setting
  • Rrequire 24-hour care to maintain safety and security
  • The parent/guardian consents to placement and agrees that the family will participate in treatment as determined to be clinically necessary