About Our Mission

Our passion at Beyond the Spectrum revolves around serving individuals and families in our community affected by autism, Down syndrome, and related cognitive exceptionalities. By providing specialized therapeutic and educational services, our goal is for every individual to achieve their greatest potential in a safe, inclusive environment.

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Contact Information

Beyond the Spectrum

Address: 7333 International Place

Sarasota, FL 34240   

Phone: (941)-907-3443

Fax: (941)-527-0526 

Email: info@beyondthespectrum.org

ABA Clinic - Amy Labrie, BCBA

Phone: (941)-907-3500 

Email: amy.labrie@beyondthespectrum.org

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September 2022

Character Trait of the Month: Responsibility

Respect - Acting in a way that shows care for how you can impact yourself, another person, or your environment.

"We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future." -  George Bernard Shaw

We are extremely grateful to be featured in a wonderful write-up by Adrienne Bookhamer, Executive Director of the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund. Thank you for sharing our story with the community! Click here to read the post.
Our students are so excited to be dancing with Dynasty Dance Clubs LWR and Face Autism, Inc.! We are incredibly thankful to have such an amazing partnership with a talented group of people. Here is a clip from our 2022 End-of-Year Recital!

Lessons for Life 2020

Thank you to Lakewood National and the USPTA for hosting this amazing fundraiser for Beyond the Spectrum, and thanks to Ray Collins for creating this video snippet of the event!

Take a look at this inspiring documentary created by Salt and Light Productions, featuring two of our own BTS families!

News & Events


Wednesday, October 5th:

12:30 Dismissal

*No Aftercare*

Friday, October 21st:

Boo! at the Bay - 655 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota FL 34236

5:00pm-6:00pm - Sensory Friendly Hour

6:00pm-10:00pm - All are welcome!

Scan or click the QR code for free tickets!

Boo! at the Bay
We are incredibly grateful for all of the players, sponsors, luncheon attendees, and staff members that came together to make Tee Up Fore Autism such a successful event! Check out the video above to take a look at all the exciting things that happened!

Click here to install the MakeMeSmile extension from CouponChief to help ensure that all of your Amazon orders will directly support BTS!

Liberty Port
We are so honored to have received $30,000 toward a new van for our students thanks to the James and Toni Turner Foundation of the Manatee Community Foundation and Liberty Port! Your support will help our students “Go Beyond” in our community through field trips, vocational opportunities, and many more exciting activities to come. We appreciate your generosity!
Service Club of Manatee
We are honored to have been selected by the Service Club of Manatee as their Community Support Recipient for the month of January! Thank you so much for your contribution to our school.

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