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Center for Autism

As national leaders since 1998, we are continually involved in research to identify causes and advance treatments for autism spectrum disorders.
Why Choose Cleveland Clinic Children's Center for Autism
Cleveland Clinic Children's Center for Autism

Why Choose Cleveland Clinic Children's Center for Autism

Located at our Hospital for Rehabilitation Campus, in the Debra Ann November Wing, the Center for Autism is a state-of-the-art facility designed specifically to provide diagnostic, treatment based on applied analysis and intensive educational programming.

Within the Center for Autism, Services include:

  • Outpatient Services
    • Diagnostic Clinics
    • Clinical Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Services
    • Outpatient Speech/Language Therapy
  • Lerner School for Autism is a chartered, non-public school serving students ages 5 to 22 and offers the following programs:
    • Early Childhood Program
    • School-age Program
  • Consultation Services
  • Research
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Doctors & Programs

Our Doctors

Our Doctors

Meet the staff at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Autism.

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What We Treat

Learn more about conditions we treat at the Center for Autism.

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Programs & Services

The Center for Autism offers a range of programs and services for patients and family members dealing with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

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Research, Resources, Events and Education

Research, Resources, Events and Education


The goal of the autism research program is to improve understanding, education, and treatment of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

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Patient Resources

Find helpful resources from Cleveland Clinic Children’s including FAQ’s, webchats, consulting services and more!

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Lerner School for Autism

Cleveland Clinic Children's state-of-the-art Lerner School for Autism is a chartered, non-public day school certified by the state of Ohio. The school serves students from age of earliest diagnosis through age 21.

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Autism Development Solutions

At Cleveland Clinic Children’s, we provide essential services for independent healthcare and educational organizations including consultations, program development and execution of a full business plan for your autism treatment program.

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Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Maya and her sister, Aubrey.

Sisters Develop Special Bond Through Autism School

Aug 6, 2020

“Now, she’s communicating verbally. She can put two to three words together. Maya loves school, and has developed such a close bond with her teachers. Maya has made phenomenal progress.”
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Timmy at Cleveland Clinic's Lerner School for Autism. (Courtesy: Cleveland Clinic)

Student with Autism Earns Boy Scout’s Highest Honor

Apr 19, 2019

“Earning Eagle Scout was a great accomplishment for him, because it shows he can do so very difficult tasks, even with a disability.”
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Autism and leukemia patient, Simon Ziemba, with his mother, Autumn Ziemba.

Boy Bravely Battles Leukemia While Learning to Live with Autism

Apr 16, 2020

“Our goal is for Simon to live his best life, and be his best self. And every milestone he achieves is such a wonderful gift, one that he has worked so hard to make happen.”
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View Our Videos on Autism and the Center for Autism

View Our Videos on Autism and the Center for Autism

Autism Myth: Speech by Age Five
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