Who we are
The Victory Center, Inc. (the “ Victory Center ”), is a Florida non-sectarian, not-for-profit Corporation, that provides children with autism and similar disorders comprehensive individualized treatment with a 1:1, 2:1 and 3:1 student/teacher ratio, in a classroom setting that is unique in Southeast Florida .

The Victory Center provides intensive therapy based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, in particular those associated with B.F. Skinner’s (1957) analysis of verbal behavior. This form of therapy is typically provided to children with autism in home-based programs.

The Victory Center combines this highly effective intensive training with frequent opportunities for facilitated social interactions within its own classrooms or with the typical preschool on campus. Progress is measured at regular intervals through the collection and interpretation of data.

Our History

Our History

The Victory Center was founded in 2000 by Barry and Judi Nelson, the parents of a child with Autism who found themselves frustrated by the lack of appropriate educational opportunities for their son. After trying public schools and private schools they found the only effective program was Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) conducted one to one. With the encouragement of their friend, Dr. Michael Alessandri, the Director of the University of Miami Center For Autism and Related Disabilities, the Nelsons formed a Board of Directors, established a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization, located space and opened with four students.

Today, the center has grown to include five programs: Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention, Intensive Behavioral Intervention, Pre-Academy, Academy and the Vocational program. In addition to the one to one student/teacher ratio, The Victory Center has implemented a two to one student/teacher ratio and a three to one student/teacher ratio enabling more students on the spectrum to receive educational services. In addition The Victory Center offers an afterschool program, community outreach programs and parent training.

The Victory Center provides intensive therapy based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, in particular those associated with B.F. Skinner’s (1957) analysis of verbal behavior. This form of therapy is typically provided to children with autism in home-based programs.

The Victory Center combines this highly effective intensive training with frequent opportunities for facilitated social interactions within its own classrooms and in the community at large. Progress is measured at regular intervals through the collection and interpretation of data.

In 2011, The Victory Center became accredited by the AdvancED Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council.

Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Victory Center, Inc. is to provide outstanding evidence based educational services to individuals with autism and related disabilities in a caring and nurturing environment to help them achieve their fullest potential.
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Please be aware that the following documents are available upon request. Requests may be submitted to our School Secretary via Office@thevictoryschool.org

  1. Audited Financial Statements

  2. Non-profit Tax Exempt Status

  3. Governing Documents

  4. Conflict of Interest Policy

Our Chairman
We are proud to be supported by:
Gordon & Doner
BNY Mellon
Morgan Keegan
Wolpe & Leibowitz
Shanco Building Group
Wells Fargo
Autism Speaks
Wells Fargo
Shanco Building Group
Wolpe & Leibowitz
Morgan Keegan
BNY Mellon
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