Our Mission

We empower families through exceptional care.

We are a family-run, family-focused therapy provider of evidence-based services. Our work is proven to help children and young adults diagnosed with autism and related disorders.

We value compassion, communication and collaboration in our approach to therapy, recognizing and celebrating the individuality of each and every one of our Intercare kids while applying proven, time-tested therapeutic treatment approaches.

Our Timeline


Intercare moves into first office space in Santa Monica, with a small staff.


Noni starts work at Intercare as Behavior Interventionist: soon thereafter, decides to pursue his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Intercare now has 30 employees.


Intercare opens office in West Covina to serve San Gabriel Valley families.


Intercare opens two offices in Bay Area, Hayward and San Jose, to serve East Bay and South Bay families.


With five locations, Intercare employs nearly 400 dedicated staff members and counts number of families served in the many thousands.


Pioneering Speech Pathologist, Naomi Heller, starts Intercare Therapy from her home garage in Santa Monica, California. First patients are senior citizens in need of speech therapy. Her son, Noni (now Intercare CEO) is born in same year.


Diagnosis rates for autism increase dramatically, with more pediatric clients on the spectrum. School-district- and state-funded regional centers call on Intercare Therapy to create programs to fit their needs. Intercare begins transition from focus on senior speech services to pediatric autism services.


Leaving a rich personal and professional legacy behind her, Naomi passes and Noni steps in as CEO. Intercare transitions exclusively to services rooted in evidence-based practices, grounded in the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).


SB 946 Law passes in the State of California, requiring health insurance companies to cover treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder as a medical necessity. Immediately allows more families to gain access to Intercare’s services throughout the state.


Intercare's newest office opens in Sacramento.


Intercare opened two new offices--one in Orange County and our first out of state office in Denver, Colorado.

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Naomi Heller, Founder

Naomi Heller, Founder

Received training at Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University School of Communication Disorders and a Master's in Speech Pathology from Cal State University, Northridge. Director of successful pediatric and geriatric programs for local hospitals in both Tel Aviv and Los Angeles metro areas.