Autism Discovery Institute

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


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.

Our team includes:

We regularly collaborate with developmental and behavioral pediatricians, occupational therapists and developmental specialists.

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.

Research Update

Now recruiting for new research studies! Please click here for more information.
Click here for a list of autism-focused publications by Autism Discovery Institute staff and research partners.

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