It was a dream come true when The Help Group, Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Supervisor Zev Yaroslavksy, a host of dignitaries and special guests proudly gathered on January 24th for a ribbon cutting celebration to mark the official opening of the new Help Group Autism Center. This state of the art campus, located in Sherman Oaks, is dedicated to education, therapy, arts, research, parent and professional training and outreach. The major components include the Intervention & Day School Center, the Research Training & Conference Center and the Theater & Arts Complex. It is the new home of The Help Group – UCLA Autism Research Alliance and Hasbro Boundless Playground. The Autism Center provides the additional facility infrastructure that enables The Help Group to offer the most comprehensive, innovative and seamless system of autism spectrum disorders services available in the United States. The Center is The Help Group’s fifth campus serving young people with special needs.