Our Mission: To provide evidence-based, comprehensive care and world-class, cutting-edge research that will improve the lives of children with autism spectrum disorders.ADI


ADOS-2 Introductory Clinical Workshop, Sept. 17-18, 2018
To register, click here.
If you are interested in ADOS-2 Research Training, please call 858-966-7707.

The Autism Discovery Institute is a state-of-the-art facility that provides comprehensive services and advanced research into autism spectrum disorders. 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.


Jonah now speaks in full sentences and types 26 words a minute. Read about his inspiring journey.

Our multidisciplinary staff includes:

Along with serving children with autism spectrum disorders and their families, we provide services and training for professionals working in this area.

Follow the links on the left for information on our programs, services, research, professional training and parent resources.

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