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Caroline J. Grantz, PhD, MS

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Dr. Caroline Grantz is a clinical neuropsychologist with expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorder and related areas of difficulty. Originally from California, Dr. Grantz went to graduate school at the University of Miami in Florida. She completed her APA-Accredited Internship at Rush University Medical School in Chicago and Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. Throughout her education, she received specialized training in neuropsychology and is pursuing Board Certification as a Clinical Neuropsychologist. In 2016, Dr. Grantz was delighted to move back to California, where she worked for two years at CHOC Children's helping to build Autism Spectrum Disorder assessment and treatment services in partnership with the UCI Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders before joining the UCLA Semel Institute Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Clinic.

Dr. Grantz has worked across the lifespan with individuals on the autism spectrum and their families, with the goals of supporting daily functioning and helping families plan for the future. She is passionate about helping individuals on the autism spectrum understand themselves better, access the resources and services available to support development and functioning, and build full, satisfying lives. At the CAN Clinic, she is developing young adult assessment and intervention services to support the transition to adulthood for individuals on the autism spectrum. She will be working clinically and in research to support young adults on the autism spectrum as they transition from high school to college and into the workforce.



Oregon Health & Science University, 2015


Rush University/Rush Medical College, 2013


University of Miami, PhD, 2014
University of Miami, MS, 2010

Hospital Affiliations


UCLA Tarjan Center Lecture Series, 2019-01-14, Dr. Caroline J. Grantz