About Open Door

At Open Door we see ability, not disability.  A beneficial and appropriate modeling environment is a wonderful teacher. Our focus is to expose our clients to neurotypical modeling through one-on-one community based coaching.

“Different. Not less”

Dr. Temple Grandin

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The world needs all kinds of minds.

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Our Story

Open door was established to support increased independence, workplace assimilation, social growth and employability for North Alabama’s autism population. Our goal is to provide support for those on the autism spectrum as they seek to gain independence, while enriching and diversifying our communities.


Our Partners

Meet the businesses and non-profits have opened their doors to our clients and coaches.