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Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI)


A project of the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio, OCALI’s mission is to develop state- and system-wide capacity to improve outcomes for people diagnosed with ASD and other low-incidence disabilities through leadership, professional development, technical assistance, collaboration, and technology.


People diagnosed with autism and low-incidence disabilities have the opportunity for a high quality of life – for their entire lives.


Building capacity by increasing practitioners knowledge and applied skills while strengthening and focusing policies, structures, and resources that serve individuals, families and professionals.

Core Functions:

  • Research, develop, and deploy best practices
  • Consult and collaborate
  • Inforum public policy

OCALI’s Six Centers

  • Universal Design for Learning Center
  • Assistive Technology Center
  • Teaching Diverse Learners Center
  • Family Center
  • Autism Center
  • Lifespan Transitions Center

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