Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (CANDO)

  • Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Clinic offers the following services:
    • An Interdisciplinary Team Diagnostic Evaluation of comorbid psychiatric disorders in children (ages 3 to 13 years) on the autism spectrum or other neurodevelopmental disorders with complex profiles by a child psychiatrist, pediatric neurologist, occupational and speech therapist, and family resource specialist. Short-term treatment of about 8-10 weeks is provided with an eye toward stabilization and bridge with community and school providers.
    • Psychiatric Evaluation and Short Term Psychopharmacologic Intervention for those in need of medication treatment for children and adolescents (ages 3- 18 years) with an autism spectrum disorder. The clinic partners with the youth’s primary care provider to facilitate ongoing medication monitoring. 
  • Anxiety Disorder Clinic:
    The clinic offers 12 weeks of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and a psychiatric evaluation and short term psychopharmacologic intervention for those in need of medication treatment. The clinic partners with the youth’s primary care provider to facilitate ongoing medication monitoring.
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Clinic:
    The clinic offers 2-3 weeks of a psychiatric evaluation and short term psychopharmacologic intervention for those in need of medication treatment. The clinic partners with the youth’s primary care provider to facilitate ongoing medication monitoring.
  • Psychosis Clinic:
    The clinic offers 4 weeks of a psychiatric evaluation and short term psychopharmacologic intervention for those in need of medication treatment. The clinic partners with the youth’s primary care provider to facilitate ongoing medication monitoring.
  • Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Treatment
  • Speech/Language Evaluation and Treatment

Contact Information

Phone: 774-442-2263
Fax: 774-442-2270
CANDO Clinic is located on the University Campus at S7-714