Lauren Kenworthy, PhD, Director of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, discusses autism and the new CDC report with Reuters TV.
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The Center’s team of medical professionals provides comprehensive examinations (conducted by pediatricians and nurses who specialize in forensic issues), treatment of sexually transmitted diseases or injuries, and trauma counseling for child victims of all forms of maltreatment (provided by psychologists and clinical social workers who specialize in childhood trauma and abuse).
The READY Clinic (Re-engaging Adolescents and Youth in Comprehensive Mental Health Services) provides intensive weekly therapy, medication management, family treatment, and case management support.
The Division of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s National offers assessment, diagnosis, and care for children and teens with behavioral, emotional, and developmental disorders.
The internationally recognized Infant and Toddler Mental Health Program (ITP) provides early identification, comprehensive assessment, and intervention to support a young child’s emerging abilities and promote the development a healthy and happy child.