Parent Home Training

Learn how to help your child develop and gain new skills through the Autism Programs Parent Home Training (PHT). PHT is a three-to-four month-long educational program funded by the NM Department of Health and offered within families’ homes. PHT is available for children under age six.

We believe parents are the best and most natural teachers of their young children. Our team works within the strengths of the current parent-child relationship to help you integrate research-based techniques into daily interactions with your child.

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What You Will Learn

PHT is not a direct therapy program. Instead, it is a program to teach families skills for promoting long-term development. We create individualized goals based on your family’s needs. Common areas we cover include:

  • Accessing resources in New Mexico
  • Addressing problem behaviors and meltdowns
  • Building social skills
  • Improving transitions
  • Increasing communication
  • Tackling toilet training
  • Understanding autism

Contact Us

For more information on parent home training, call our team at 505-272-4725 or 1-800-270-1861. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Any family of a child under the age of six (6) with a medical diagnosis or educational eligibility of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Services are provided by trained consultants with a range of backgrounds including education, behavior analysis, psychology, social work, and speech-language pathology.

PHT services are available in every county and corner of New Mexico. Consultants travel the state to provide in-home services. When requested, telehealth and phone call consultations may be used in some cases.

The PHT program employs both English and Spanish speaking therapists. Interpreter services can also be requested.