The Autism Clinic for children under 3 at Children's Hospital receives referred patients when their healthcare professionals or families are concerned about development or behavior. There can be many reasons for these concerns, including
These concerns may be a sign of a diagnosis such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We work with children and caregivers to determine if a child has autism. If your child receives this diagnosis, we will provide your family with an action plan for continuing care.
Vanderbilt has been designated as one of only 14 institutions in the U.S. to form the Autism Treatment Network, comprising elite centers dedicated to improving care for children and adolescents with autism through diagnosis, treatment, and counseling.