Bittersweet, Inc. provides a variety of programs and services for adolescents and adults with ASD at three sites in Ohio. World-renowned, Bittersweet provides supportive and well-structured programs that emphasize meaningful activities and work, and an avenue for using special talents and abilities. The goal is to increase autonomy and self-reliance, empower choices, maximize dignity, and encourage interaction through vocational, residential, community living, transitional school, and recreational programs.

As part of our training and consultation mission, Bittersweet Farms provides a range of educational and consulting services to address a variety of needs.  Click here to download and submit our waiting list application.


Bittersweet, Inc. opened in 1983 in Whitehouse, Ohio.  Resting on 80 acres of farmland, Bittersweet, Inc. provides residential and vocational services, as well as day programming options for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.Read More


The individuals Bittersweet Farms serves have the opportunity to experience and participate in a variety of areas on the farm, all of which provide meaningful activity. Read More


An alternative school program for individuals with autism, ages 12-22, which focuses on meeting the individualized needs of students. Preparing individuals for adult services is a focal point of this program. Funding is through home school districts. Read More

Recreational/Social Programs 

This is an evening program for individuals with autism, which provides on-campus recreational opportunities. Funding is private pay or Medicaid waiver. Some scholarships are available. Read More

Summer Enrichment

This up to 6 week program is individualized to meet the needs of Extended School Year funding while also providing the recreational experience of a traditional summer camp. Read More