New NHS Autism Center officially opens for parents to tour facility

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - There is some good news for hundreds of parents in the Baton Rouge area.

The doors officially opened Tuesday on the new NHS Autism Center. Parents got a chance to tour the facility, meet the staff and see what the school has to offer.

Officials said not only will the school provide educational services for ages 5 to 21, but also a wide range of other services, like speech and occupational therapy.

The center will also offer a developmental preschool for kids ages 3 to 5.

The center starts classes March 13.

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