Stanford Autism Center Committees
Several committees and groups provide guidance to the Stanford Autism Center at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.
The executive committee provides general supervision of the Autism Center’s activities, reviews the reports and recommendations of the Autism Center’s working committees, refers issues to the working committees for consideration, and manages the budget. A Parent Advisory Board monitors Autism Center activities and offers suggestions as to how the Autism Center can better accomplish its mission.
Clinical Services Committee
This working committee supports training and coordination among the clinicians at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health to promote patient access to appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic services. Member divisions/sections include:
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
- Medical Genetics
- Pediatric Neurology
- Pediatric Rehabilitation Services
Parent Support and Education Committee
This working committee sponsors an Annual Update conference for parents and professionals on recent developments in the science of autism spectrum disorders. Member divisions/sections include:
This working committee facilitates communication among researchers at Stanford and in the Bay Area about autism and related developmental disorders. Visit the Stanford Autism Center for additional information.