Welcome to the Stables

The Stables Autism Program helps individuals gain self-awareness, acceptance, inner-strength, and life strategies to live a more independent life. Our evidence-based clinical therapies focus on skill-building in four primary categories:

  • Goal setting
  • Executive functioning skills
  • Emotion regulation skills
  • Social skills

Our multidisciplinary treatment team helps each person set and achieve their individual goals at their own pace. 

Set in the Great Smoky Mountains, our non-institutional setting enables participants to comfortably explore the vast possibilities that an independent life can have for people on the autism spectrum.

We’re here to help you.

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Who We Treat

The Stables Autism Program treats adults of all genders (18 and older) who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and have not achieved or sustained the level of social, academic, occupational, employment, and family function desired.

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What Makes Pasadena Villa Different?

At Pasadena Villa, we understand it can be challenging to find a treatment center to meet the unique needs of those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Our program is open to adults of all genders (18 and older) and depends on the needs of each individual and their family. We work with each client and their loved ones to customize a treatment plan that meets their specific needs.

  • 20-year history
  • Evidence-based treatment
  • Social Integration Model™
  • Natural environment
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Client Testimonial

I would like to thank the entire staff at The Stables and at Smoky Mountain Lodge. My young adult autistic son arrived at Smoky Mountain Lodge extremely sick and received care at The Stables program. I am happy to see a huge change in his behavior and appreciate all the kind support and treatment that everyone gave him. I will be forever grateful. What a wonderful blessing it is for his future. The medication management and all the different types of therapy they offer helped with his recovery. Thanks again!

Grateful Parent

Autism Treatment

Our treatment team guides individuals through four program levels that allow each person to advance at their own pace.

Level 1: Assessment, Stabilization & Orientation

Comprehensive assessment, profile development, and individualized treatment plan development and implementation.

Level 2: Assimilation & Application Phase

Adaptation and adjustment to the environment, and others in the program.

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Level 3: Action & Integration Phase

Preparation for the return to the family, home, work, and community environment.

Level 4: Maintenace and Modeling Phase

Opportunity to demonstrate leadership and utilize skills.

Our Facility

Located on 25-acres in the Smoky Mountains, the program operates in a retreat-like setting that offers multi-sensory elements and experiences. Outdoor experiences include Cades Cove, Wears Valley Ranch, Little Pigeon River, and the Smoky Mountain National Park that gives individuals the opportunity to engage in hiking, mountain biking, camping, fishing, and horseback riding.

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Testimonials

“I spent 2 months at Pasadena Villa Smoky Mountain Lodge. My experience was nothing but fantastic. I had a great team of therapist psychologist and a great team of tech A and B team. The nurses where always willing to answer any questions. I would recommend this facility in the future!”

Sabrina, Resident

“I spent 2 months at Pasadena Villa Smoky Mountain Lodge. My experience was nothing but fantastic. I had a great team of therapist psychologist and a great team of tech A and B team. The nurses where always willing to answer any questions. I would recommend this facility in the future!”

Sabrina, Resident

“I spent 2 months at Pasadena Villa Smoky Mountain Lodge. My experience was nothing but fantastic. I had a great team of therapist psychologist and a great team of tech A and B team. The nurses where always willing to answer any questions. I would recommend this facility in the future!”

Sabrina, Resident

What makes Pasadena Villa different?

At Pasadena Villa, we understand it can be challenging to find a treatment center to meet the unique needs of those with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our program is open to adult males and females 18 years of age and older and depends on the needs of each individual and their family. We work with you and your loved one to customize a treatment plan to meet their specific needs.

For more information, contact us today at 877.845.5235

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