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Autism Learning Health Network

Improving global health and quality of life for children with autism spectrum disorder

Nickname: ALHN
Principal Investigators: Lynn Cole, N.P., and Susan Hyman, M.D.
Funded by: Autism Speaks

Group of smiling childrenChildren with autism spectrum disorder face many barriers in accessing appropriate health care, which includes a lack of providers with the necessary training and experience. The purpose of this study is to enhance the research network while improving clinical care and conducting research on the effectiveness of quality improvement, health services, and outcomes.

  • Participants: Children ages 1.5 – 17.5 with an ASD diagnosis, who have planned or receive ongoing care at the Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics clinic/Levine Autism Clinic.
  • Activities: Families will be asked to provide information at each clinic visit, as part of their clinical care (at least annually). Additional information will be requested every 6 months.

Contact for Questions

Claudia Perez
(585) 273-3073

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