The CAN Clinic strongly recommends that all individuals with a suspected developmental delay or ASD obtain genetic consultation and testing. The American College of Medical Genetics indicates that it is medically necessary and standard practice for individuals with an ASD and/or cognitive delays to undergo genetic testing. Genetic counseling and testing at UCLA may be scheduled through the UCLA Pediatric Genetics Clinic.
The UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART) offers many opportunities to participate in cutting edge research studies. Click here for information about the open studies.