Who We Are
The Augmentative Learning and Movement Center’s (ALMC)
staff of experienced professionals is dedicated to developing,
implementing and supporting comprehensive educational, medical
and therapeutic interventions. Our shared commitment drawn from
experience in special education has led to the development of
our team at the ALMC.
We have 3 locations serving Vermont in Morrisville,
Enosburg, and Williston.
- Special Educators
- Clinical Behaviorists
- Speech and Language Pathologists
- Occupational Therapists
- Medical support by a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician
ALMC staff believes programs for children with developmental
disabilities must be:
- Comprehensive and collaborative
- Therapeutic programs that are evidence
- Based on individual programs that
reflect each student’s learning abilities and skill
- Goal-driven by data collection and
- Practical and functional for the purpose
of achieving life generalization of skills
- Professionally accountable for ALMC
The ALMC provides educational and therapeutic
services as well as behavioral medicine for individuals with
developmental disabilities with a special focus on Autism. We
work mostly in local school districts as well as at our specially-equipped
and staffed schools.
Basic Operating Principles
- ALMC considers it a privilege to be
chosen to provide services to schools, students and parents.
We appreciate and respect the trust and confidence inherent
in committing such resources. We
are devoted to delivering high quality and effective programs
with an emphasis on increasing local capacity.
- ALMC is committed to accountability in professionalism,
programs, and progress using collaborative processes, current
best practices and data-driven decision making.
- ALMC strives to create respectful partnerships with schools,
families and outside agencies by engaging in open and honest
communication with all partners.
- ALMC approaches all services with
embedded educational and therapeutic methods delivered in
an integrated educational setting. Individualized treatment
plans (Academic Support Plans) are based on student profiles,
school-team input and data indications. Programs
are developed collaboratively with all disciplines represented,
and related services supports embedded into the day-to-day
ALMC Behavioral Medical Component
As a part of our ongoing commitment to make
our programs for children with developmental disabilities more
comprehensive, the ALMC includes the services of medical practitioner
Dr. Dan Larrow.
Dr. Larrow is a board certified Developmental
and Behavioral pediatrician. Dr. Larrow assists the team
in the development of educational and therapeutic programs. His
services can be accessed in local schools and the VDBM office
He brings his medical perspective and years of practical
experience to our existing team of educators, special educators,
applied behavior analysts, speech and language pathologists and