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The Children's Home Shor Center of Excellence

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Our programs include a specialized school that serves middle school and high school students on the spectrum as well as innovative transition and work readiness programs for young adults who have graduated high school. We also have behavioral health counseling available for grade school students with ASD who would benefit from mental health counseling.

Please click here for a virtual tour of our state-of-the-art facility.

Heidt Center of Excellence by The Children’s Home is proud to offer a continuum of specialized services for individuals on the autism spectrum, including support services for families.

Current programs include:

We encourage family involvement and community feedback as our organization works to develop an even wider range of services providing quality support and a source of hope for families - from the time a child is diagnosed through adulthood. Our goal is to ensure that the children enjoy a more seamless education and receive tools and life-skills that allow them to transition to successful, independent adults living productive lives with dignity and respect.

Click here for our Autism School calendar.

For more information about autism services at The Children's Home, contact The Children's Home Intake and Engage ment Center at 513-272-2800 or via email to

About Our Autism Services Director - Amanda Tipkemper

Amanda TipkemperAmanda is the recipient of the Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati’s Faces of Autism Professional Excellence Award, The Children’s Home of Cincinnati Presidential Award, and Applied Behavioral Services’ Award for Exemplary Professional Leadership.

She has worked with individuals on the autism spectrum from early intervention to adulthood. Amanda has extensive experience developing and overseeing educational programs for students on the spectrum, consulting with schools and other organizations, and is very active in connecting community resources.

The Children's Home is an approved Ohio Autism and Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Provider.


We offer various volunteer opportunities throughout the year for individuals and organizations. Projects such as landscaping and program supply drives are a great way to bond with fellow co-workers, church members or others while contributing to a worthy cause benefitting Cincinnati’s most vulnerable populations. For more information about volunteer opportunities, contact us at

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The Children's Home
5050 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45227
(513) 272-2800