Autism Spectrum Disorders Parent Education and Support Program

Parent Education Classes

The Stanford Autism Center at Packard Children’s Hospital Parent Education Program offers half-day parent conferences throughout the year designed to provide parents and caregivers with information about Autism Spectrum Disorder in children and adolescents. Please come and join other parents to learn about treatment options, ask questions, and share experiences.  Learn more information about the Autism and Development Disorders Research Program at Stanford.

2015-16 Dates and Topics: 

  • October 17, 2015: Navigating Service Systems
  • December 12, 2015: Building Independence with Homework and Chores
  • February 6, 2016: Managing Disruptive Behaviors and Building Emotion Regulation Skills
  • April 2, 2016: How to Explain your Child’s Diagnosis/Differences to your Child, Siblings, and Others
  • June 4, 2016: Understanding Social Deficits and Teaching Social Skills/The Transition to Adulthood (two separate courses by age and interest)

Conference Locations: Stanford Child Psychiatry, 401 Quarry Rd, Stanford, CA
Cost: $30 per person
When: Saturdays from 9am to 12:30pm
Advance Registration Required: register online at
Questions? Call (650) 721-6327, or

Autism Parent Support Group (PDF)

Early Support Program for Autism