Waisman Center Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic


The Waisman Center Clinics provide comprehensive clinical care and support for children with developmental disabilities and their families. Currently only accepts new referrals for children 4 years old and younger.

Description of Services

The Waisman Center Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic is a partnership with UW Health and the American Family Children’s Hospital. The Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic is an interdisciplinary clinic that provides diagnosis and clinical care for children with or at risk for a developmental disability including: autism spectrum disorders (ASD), intellectual disability, fragile X, and genetic disorders associated with developmental delay.Our evaluation services may include appointments with individual clinicians or a team of clinicians from the following professional disciplines: developmental pediatrics, psychology, speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, psychiatry, audiology, nutrition, nursing, and social work. Evidenced-based assessment tools are standard in our clinical care including use of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule for individuals suspected of having an autism spectrum disorder. Additional cognitive, language, behavioral, and adaptive behavior testing is included as needed. Results are shared with families and recommendations are generated for medical, educational and behavioral intervention.

(608) 890-3622
Waisman Center, 1500 Highland Ave. , Madison, WI 53705
Location by County/County(ies) served
Ages Served
Birth - 2 years old, 3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age
Funding Sources
Private Insurance, Medicaid