Located in the lovely mountains of Southern Vermont, this peaceful setting is an ideal place to relax and take time to experience the changes AIT offers. Located just 25 minutes north of Manchester, VT, and easily accessible from many major city centers:
Burlington (VT) International Airport: 89 miles, approx. 2 hours
Albany (NY) International Airport: 82 miles, approx. 1 ¾ hours
Manchester (NH) Airport: 135 miles, approx. 3 hours
New York City: 245 miles, approx. 4 ½ hours
Boston: 170 miles, approx. 3 ¾ hours
Montreal: 200 miles, approx. 3 ½ hours
For those traveling to the area for an AIT program, the southern Vermont area has plenty to offer as a vacation spot as well. We are happy to help clients find accommodations that suit their needs, and provide information about local attractions, activities and places to eat or shop. There is skiing in the winter; hiking, swimming and biking in the summer; and, of course, fall foliage. National Geographic listed Vermont as #14 on its list of Best Places in the World to Visit!
Melynda Sylvestre, the director of VCAE, is a trained administrator of Berard's AIT. She has had over 15 years of study and practical experience in the fields of education and natural healthcare. Her background includes specialized training in working with multiple learning styles, work with various social service agencies, teaching childbirth education and pregnancy well-care.
As a member of organizations like the Council for Exceptional Children, and the Autism Society of America, Melynda keeps abreast of new developments that may effect clients. As a fellow parent, she treats all other parents with the respect they deserve, recognizes them as the experts on their children and works with them closely to help ensure their AIT experience is a positive one.
Brett Rosen, Nutritional Consultant and Clinical Herbalist has been doing research for over 20 years into the environmental and nutritional relationship with Autism, and associated health imbalances. Brett is an environmental health specialist, having studied and trained with top health practioners nationally and internationally. Brett is also a level three Reconnection Healing Practioner, trained by Dr. Eric Pearl.