The Ziggurat Model

The Ziggurat Model is a system for designing comprehensive interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. The Ziggurat Model is a research-centered system that capitalizes on strengths in order to address underlying deficits.  It is assessment driven and provides a framework that guides parents and professionals to ensure that complex needs are fully addressed.  Information gathered is used to assist in prioritizing needs and planning appropriate interventions for students with behaviors on the spectrum of autism.