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Autism Discovery Institute

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Our Mission: The Autism Discovery Institute seeks to empower children, teens, and families by providing collaborative, neurodiversity-affirming services. Through education, advocacy, and direct care, we build the foundation for fulfilling lives.


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The Autism Discovery Institute is a state-of-the-art facility that provides comprehensive services for children with autism spectrum disorders, advanced research and trainings and lectures for professionals working in this area.

Here, you’ll find all of Rady Children’s renowned diagnostic and treatment services under one roof, as well as programs to help families have positive experiences and interactions.

Our team includes:

  • Clinical psychologists
  • Board-certified behavior analysts
  • Behavior Specialists

We regularly collaborate with speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physicians, and developmental specialists.

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One hundred percent of your tax-deductible gift benefits Rady Children’s.

To donate, click the link below and select Autism Discovery Institute from the Gift Designation Drop-down menu:

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