About The Hope Center

Welcome to The Hope Center for Autism

The Hope Center

The Hope Center offers a public charter school for children with autism and related disabilities in pre kindergarten through grade two. The Hope Center offers a curriculum guided by the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and utilizes low staff to student ratios to provide an individualized, comprehensive, and intensive educational program for each of our students. All of our individual education plans are overseen by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and implemented by a teacher certified in Exceptional Student Education and trained and experienced paraprofessionals and therapists.

The Hope Center is a public school, and therefore does not charge tuition. Similar private schools charge upwards of $36,000 per year. Due to public school regulation, The Hope Center can only accept students residing in Martin County.

Join us on Facebook!

About The Hope Center

12th Annual Golf for Hope – April 8th!

It’s that time of year again!

April 8th marks the 12th Annual Golf for Hope Tournament! This is one of the Hope Center’s biggest fundraisers and one of the best times supporters can have helping Hope Center children, their families and the community as a whole! Come grab your clubs and enjoy a day of fun in the sun, drinks, breakfast, lunch, silent auction, and prizes! All proceeds go directly to providing the students with excellent social and academic education. Register Here or donate below and take part in this wonderful event!

We’ll see you there!!!


About The Hope Center

FAU Card Little Owls early intervention training at Hope Center

FAU Card will be at the Hope Center on January 9th, 10th, and 11th to provide training for parents, grandparents, and family members of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other related disabilities. This training is designed for children between the ages of 18 months and 5 years old and will help families discover how be active participants in their child’s positive growth. The training focuses on learning, communication and social engagement. The classes will also emphasize ways to keep children safe and general info on selecting therapies, advocacy, and understanding available benefits. The classes will run from 9 am to 4 pm. Don’t miss this free opportunity.



About The Hope Center

2016-17 school year is underway!

The woodland creatures have gathered to say…

our 2016-17 school year is almost underway!

woodland creatures

Dear Hope Center families,

The Hope Center staff are looking forward to the 2016-17 school year! Hopefully all of your little critters have enjoyed their break and are ready for a new school year to begin. The Hope Center will be hosting an open house on Thursday, August 11th for all parents; see the times and a tentative agenda below.

Open House: Thursday, August 11th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    • Meet and greet with administrators, teachers, and therapists
    • Review of policies and procedures
    • Review of the school calendar
    • Tour of your students’ classroom(s)
    • Introduction to your child’s classroom staff

As this meeting will cover many topics that families will need to know for the upcoming school year, it is mandatory for parents to attend. There will be no childcare available during open house. Please download the School Supplies List for the 2016-2017 school year. All of the supplies listed are mandatory for students and must be dropped off by the first day of school. Please feel free to drop these items off during open house! Also included is a copy of the 2016-17 school calendar; don’t forget, the first day of school is Monday, August 15th!

Please RSVP via email or phone by August 9th to jsweazey@hopecenterforautism.org or (772) 334-3288.

We are looking forward to meeting each of you and to having a great school year!!!

Joanne Sweazey and Shannon Kiess


Jupiter Light Masonic Lodge’s 10th Annual Golf Tournament

Get your clubs ready because the Jupiter Light Masonic Lodge’s 10th Annual Golf Tournament is coming soon. Join us at the PGA National Estates Golf Course in West Palm Beach on Saturday, September 24th, 2016. Registration begins at 8:00 am and the shotgun start begins at 9:00 am. Visit our Events Page for flyer and registration forms. This is a fundraiser for The Hope Center for Autism and children with autism and their families. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Join us for a game of golf in the sun, or just come out to support those with autism. Sponsorship opportunities available. Sign up today!


2016 Golf Tournament-page-001




The Hope Center for Autism
1695 SE Indian St
Stuart, FL 34997
Phone: (772)334-3288
Fax: (772)872-7229
Site designed by Charles Watkins Media Productions