The Stanford Autism Center at Packard Children's Hospital is dedicated to providing specialized clinical services and advancing research in Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Articles of Interest
- Lynn Koegel, who developed prominent autism therapy, joins Stanford
- Why parents try fringe therapies for autism
- Automating genetic analysis helps keep up with rapid discovery of new diseases
- Like people, monkeys vary widely in their social abilities. Behavioral neuroscientist Karen Parker, PhD, explains how studying social behavior in monkeys can advance how we understand and treat autism.
- Study finds differences in male, female brain activity when it comes to cooperation
- Tips for creating quality family time when a child has autism spectrum disorder
- Google Glass may help kids with autism reognize emotions
Parent Support Group, Monday, October 9, 2017 (now meeting on the second Monday of the month)
11th Annual Autism Update "Autism through the Life Span" 3/17/18 Now Registering!
A one-day conference for parents, educators and care providers of children and adults with autism spectrum disorder. This annual update will focus on new research and services for individuals with autism to optimize their long term functioning.
Who should attend: Parents, teachers, pediatricians, psychologists, caregivers, media and anyone with an interest in autism are invited to attend.
When: Saturday, March 17, 2018 8:00-4:30pm (check in and continental breakfast 8:00-8:45am). Program starts at 8:45am.
Where: Li Ka Shing Conference Center (2nd Floor), 291 Campus Drive, Stanford, 94305 Parking is free and available in Parking Structure 5. For information on public transportation serving Stanford (including the free shuttle, Marguerite), please go to transportation.stanford.edu .
Thomas Frazier, Ph.D. Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer
Ami Klin, Ph.D. Director, Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine
Lynn Koegel, Ph.D. Pivotal response treatment (PRT) developer, Stanford University School of Medicine
New Trends in Autism Research at Stanford (Brief 15-minute presentations (including Q & A) from Stanford Researchers
Keynote Speakers Breakout Sessions (participants choose one to attend): TBA soon!