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Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Clinic


The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Clinic

UCLA's CAN Clinic is a multi-disciplinary Clinic providing evaluation and treatment services for individuals with suspected disorders of social, cognitive, language, and motor development, including Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), learning disorders, social skill delays, and neurogenetic disorders. Services are available to individuals of all ages - toddlers, preschoolers, elementary, middle and high school students and adults.

What We Offer

  • Specialized, comprehensive multidisciplinary neurodevelopmental evaluations
  • Evaluations for special education and regional center eligibility
  • Expanded services for individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Services include the best established treatments personalized to the needs of the individual and family
  • Brief, problem-focused treatments for social, behavioral, and developmental problems
  • Long-term medical and psychiatric care
  • Opportunities to get involved in cutting edge research studies at the CAN Clinic
  • Referrals for Genetic Testing
  • *NEW* Speech and Language evalutations and treatment consultations with a focus on AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication)

How to Get Services

For more information on obtaining services at the CAN Clinic, contact our Clinic Coordinator Maya Lazar, at (310) 794-4008, or email clinic@autism.ucla.edu or mlazar@mednet.ucla.edu

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