The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate 1 in 44 children in the U.S. have some type of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a group of complex disorders of brain development. Usually diagnosed in childhood, these disorders can cause lifelong difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors.
Autism experts at Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation are experienced at diagnosing and managing autism disorders. We offer the latest in clinical diagnostic techniques and provide medical and nonmedical treatment recommendations that can offer relief for many symptoms of autism and autism spectrum disorders.
Doctors at SPMF work closely with the California Pacific Medical Center Pediatric and Adolescent Neurology Program to offer comprehensive evaluation and management of children with autism spectrum disorder.
Developmental assessment and treatment for children with developmental delays or disabilities are also offered at CPMC’s Kalmanovitz Child Development Center.