About Us

Our Autism Story

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. Care about people more than anything.
  2. Judge people by more than their metrics.
  3. Don’t separate the vision from the operations.
  4. Put a premium on innovation & creativity.
  5. Be completely trustworthy.
  6. Give away credit.
  7. Be yourself.

Recent News


Lighthouse Autism Center Opens New Center in Jenison, Michigan!

ABA Therapy Center is Now Open in Jenison, Michigan Lighthouse Autism Center (LAC) continues to expand, now with a network of centers in three states. It has been quite a journey. From its humble beginnings serving four families in one building, to now serving hundreds of families across multiple states for nearly a decade, it […]

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Congrats to Anderson RBTs Who Leveled Up in February!

Our Anderson, Indiana Center had six Lighthouse Legends level up in the month of February! Congratulations to the RBTs who earned their well-deserved recognition and promotions, and to all Anderson’s awesome therapists who are instrumental in delivering compassionate care with clinical excellence!

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Lighthouse Autism Center Shining Example: Gaia

Meet Lighthouse Autism Center’s Child Spotlight of the Month: Gaia. Gaia has made so much progress since starting at Lighthouse Autism Center! When she first started, she struggled with vocal skills, walking without assistance, independent eating and identifying and sorting items. Gaia’s Progress at Lighthouse Autism Center Lighthouse Autism Center Staff Perspective “Gaia is one […]

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