Stanford Autism Center Committees

Several committees and groups provide guidance to the Stanford Autism Center at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

Executive committee

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:

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:

Research committee

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.