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UNDERSTANDING
AUTISM

The UW Autism Center is a nonprofit organization devoted to supporting
individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorders.

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UW Autism Center
Center on Human Development and Disability

Caring for individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorders through exceptional clinical services, innovative scientific research and high-quality training.

Our faculty and staff reach across the UW School of Medicine, College of Arts & Sciences, and College of Education.

Clinical Services

Diagnosis, assessment, and
intervention services for
individuals with autism spectrum
disorders and their families.

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Research

Collaborating with families and people
with autism spectrum disorder to conduct
research that will improve outcomes and
increase understanding.

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Training

High-quality training for community
professionals, caregivers, and students who
interact with and serve individuals with ASD.

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News & Events

UWAC Researchers awarded funding to track brain development and behavior as ASD progresses

Its official! UWAC researchers Steve Dager, Annette Estes, and Tanya St. John have been awarded funding by NIH for another 5 years to continue their longitudinal research on younger siblings of children with autism.  Our UWAC team is part of the Infant Brain Imaging Network (IBIS),  a nation-wide network headed by University of North Carolina […]

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