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Autism & Neurodevelopmental Services

The Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders is home to a team of experts in the field of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, such as attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), giving help and hope to children with these conditions and to their families.

We are a group of clinicians and scientists whose goal is to provide children, adolescents, young adults and families challenged by autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders with excellent clinical care, innovative research, quality education and training, as well as community engagement.

We are dedicated to helping each individual reach his or her full potential, thereby allowing society to benefit from their unique talents. Last year alone, we served more than 2,500 families in more than 18,000 visits, and we are continuing to expand to best serve the need in Orange County.

For an expert evaluation and diagnosis or to schedule a consultation at our Costa Mesa office, call us at 949-267-0400.

Our diagnostic, clinical and support services include, but are not limited to:

  • Pediatric neurology
  • Developmental and behavioral pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nursing
  • Social work
  • Behavioral consultation and intervention
  • Education
  • Language and speech
  • Occupational and physical therapy
  • Sleep studies
  • Individual, family and group therapy
  • Applied behavioral analysis
  • Medication management
  • Social skills group therapy

The center also provides training, education and wellness services, including:

  • Autism education
  • Special education navigation
  • School district consultation
  • Individualized Education Program consultation
  • Technology classes
  • Behavior strategy classes
  • Clinical training programs
  • Musical performance
  • Arts and crafts
  • Dance, yoga and mindfulness classes
  • Exercise and fitness programs
  • Technology classes
  • Sibling groups
  • Hygiene for boys and girls
  • Teen transition groups

The center also serves as a community resource to increase awareness and advocacy for these neurodevelopmental disorders. Learn more about the signs of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders ›

If your family is touched by autism, ADHD or other conditions, know that we care and are here to help. Read more about the center's services and resources ›

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