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Milestones Autism Resources

4853 Galaxy Parkway, Suite A
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

Phone: (216) 464-7600

Home Services Individual & Family Consultation

Individual & Family Consultation

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, Milestones is currently only offering phone consultations or virtual meetings. If you have a consultation scheduled, please email Estee Ezinski at eezinski@milestones.org for further details. Thank you for your understanding.

Need help with a challenge or life stage transition? We understand it can be overwhelming or frustrating. Our knowledgeable, trusted staff can help you make a customized action plan based on your unique needs. 

We will guide you each step of the way. Milestones consultants have extensive backgrounds in early intervention, school-based services, mental health, transition to adulthood and older adulthood.

To get started: Complete our online Intake Form below. 

As we prepare for our National Autism Conference on June 16-17, please allow up to 14 days before receiving a response from our team. Thank you!

If you are experiencing a behavioral crisis, please reach out to your local county board of developmental disabilities.


Our Coaching Approach

Autism-specific education and evidence-based learning strategies make a difference. You don’t have to do this alone.

We believe in a collaborative approach. You and your consultant will work together to make a plan to help you meet your goals. In between sessions, you will take next steps with our consultant checking on your progress and providing coaching. We also engage schools, agencies and other resources that can assist you.

Our consultation services include:

  • Introduction and the Plan: Assessment to discuss your concerns and desires and decide on priorities. Recommendations and guidance on next steps.
  • Ongoing Support: Problem solving to meet your goals.

We can offer:

  • Independent observation of your teen in their workplace to see what is really happening.
  • Participation in your Individualized Education Program (IEP), Individual Service Plan (ISP) or Individual Plan for Employment (IPE) team meetings, vocational planning meetings.

Meetings can be conducted through video conferencing if appropriate/convenient for the client.

Please note: We invite clients to bring their teen/adult children to consultations if they are able to actively participate. We strongly encourage clients to not bring younger children, as we find meetings to be more beneficial for the parents when children are not present. If arranging childcare poses an issue for you, we can offer electronic or phone consultations.


This is a fee-based service. Sliding fee schedule available for families and individuals who meet the criteria for low-income.

To schedule your consultations or find out more: Complete our online Intake Form above or call 216.464.7600 ext 200. 

How We Can Help You: 

  • Prioritize what to do first after a diagnosis of autism at any age.
  • Plan the transition to preschool, elementary, middle or high school, college and adulthood.
  • Review IEP and prepare for meetings.
  • Get services covered by government funding (county board of developmental disabilities, vocational rehabilitation services, waiver services).
  • Explore internship and employment options and supports.
  • Find strategies for challenging behaviors and emotional struggles, including referral to appropriate behavioral or mental health agencies.
  • Create family interactions, outings and family time.
  • Develop approaches for self-care, hygiene, sleeping, eating, toileting
  • Learn leisure skills - what to do during down time.
  • Prioritize needs.

Find out more about our Teen and Adult Services.

Success Stories

“I came to Milestones for guidance and they helped me live independently. With their support, I made friends and moved to an apartment. I have a social life that I never thought I would be able to have. Most special of all, I am so happy to have gotten married this year.” – Nera Birch, Individual with ASD and Milestones Staff, Cleveland, Ohio
“Thank you Milestones for helping me realize my worth, always listening to me and helping me reach my goals. - Cory, Individual with ASD, Cleveland, Ohio

Meet our Knowledgeable Team

Our team is here for you with a background in behavioral intervention and social work.

Meet Our Team


Our Staff

Staff pictured, L to R:Beth Thompson, MSSA LSW; Madison VanBurkleo, MSSA; Nathan Morgan, MSSA LSW; Haley Dunn, MA LPC; Helena Farkas, LISW-S

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Need assistance? Let Milestones be your local guide.

Unsure of where to start? Call our free Helpdesk with your questions, and we will do the research for you!

Call: (216) 464-7600 x200