About Us

Our Children’s Autism Therapy Center

Therapy room at Lighthouse Autism Center with toys on a table with blue chairs and book shelves above

Our Mission

Our mission at Lighthouse Autism Center is simple. Bring the highest quality ABA therapy services to communities that need it. From humble beginnings with one center in Mishawaka, Indiana, Lighthouse Autism Center has boldly pursued that mission, bringing ABA services to thousands of families across the Midwest. Through compassionate care and clinical excellence, Lighthouse is making a difference for children with autism, one community at a time.

Where It All Started

In 2004, Gregg and Sandy Maggioli’s son, Victor, was diagnosed with autism. As parents, they were committed to finding the best possible care for their son. It was during that pursuit that they discovered ABA therapy. Victor attended one of the first ABA centers in the state of Indiana and Gregg and Sandy experienced firsthand the transformative impact of ABA therapy for their son, and their family.

It was from this experience that Lighthouse Autism Center was born. Gregg and Sandy had a passion for ABA and wanted to make sure that every child and family had access to these life changing services.

Knowing the challenges each family faces, Lighthouse Autism Center is uniquely positioned to provide support to the entire family from receiving a diagnosis to navigating insurance and finding the right service; and everything in between.

ABA Therapy is Transforming Lives

Lighthouse Values

At every center you will see Lighthouse Autism Center’s values proudly displayed. It is a visual testament to the qualities and culture that we nurture within our centers. From the BCBA that will go with a family to their child’s first dentist appointment, to the therapist that goes the extra mile to learn a child’s favorite song and dance, we have no doubt you will see and feel the Lighthouse Values in each one of our centers.

See our values in action
  1. Be Compassionate. Care About People More than Anything.
  2. Be Trustworthy. Do the Right Thing.
  3. Be Courageous. Innovate and Take Responsibility for Your Results.
  4. Be Committed. Work Hard and Show Up for Others.

Recent News


Lighthouse Autism Center Sponsors Sensory Room at Beacon Medical Group, Pediatrics Bristol Street

Leading ABA Provider Sponsors Sensory Room at Beacon Medical Group, Pediatrics Bristol Street to help support children on the autism spectrum. Partnering with Beacon Medical Group, Pediatrics Bristol Street Lighthouse Autism Center, renowned for its expertise in center-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, has recently unveiled an exciting partnership with Beacon Medical Group, Pediatrics Bristol […]

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Lighthouse Autism Center Staff Spotlight: Marie

Marie’s  Lighthouse Autism Center Journey Marie, a dedicated Registered Behavior Technician, proudly serves at Lighthouse Autism Center – Elkhart South, bringing her unwavering commitment to excellence since joining the team in April 2023. Hailing from the vibrant southern suburbs of Illinois, her journey into the field of autism care began with a foundation laid at […]

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LAC Opens New Center in Marion, Iowa!

ABA Therapy Center is Now Open in Marion, Iowa Lighthouse Autism Center (LAC) has embarked on an extraordinary journey of growth, blossoming from its modest origins of supporting just four families under one roof to evolving into a sprawling network of centers across five states. Over the span of more than a decade, our commitment […]

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