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Your child’s well-being is our top priority. If your child shows any signs of autism or related neurodevelopmental disorders, the specialists at the Boone Fetter Clinic provide evaluations, diagnoses and treatments.
What we know about autism changes rapidly, so it’s important to choose a specialist who understands the latest research. Our specialists at the Boone Fetter Clinic are at the top of their fields, both in research and patient care. Your child’s treatment plan always incorporates the best and most relevant new techniques.
At the Boone Fetter Clinic, your child benefits from a personalized treatment plan. We tailor every treatment to your child’s unique challenges, strengths and needs.
The Clinic offers:
The Boone Fetter Clinic is part of the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network and DBPNet. These affiliations enable our team to participate in new and innovative autism research projects. Because of this research, we can offer your child the most promising new therapies.
The Boone Family Foundation, the Las Madrinas Endowment for Autism Research, Intervention and Outcomes, and the Sharon D. Lund Foundation generously support the Boone Fetter Clinic.
You can call the Boone Fetter Clinic directly or another health care provider may refer you to our services. To begin treatment at the Clinic:
The Warm Phone Line (323-361-6102) is a number that parents can call for a child’s non-emergency behavioral issues. When you call, a nurse care manager discusses your child’s unique challenges with you. This specialist can answer questions and provide resources for handling your child’s challenges at home.
If needed, the nurse care manager schedules a clinic appointment for your child.
Our specialists offer initial autism assessments, second opinions and a range of support options for children with a confirmed diagnosis. Your child’s treatment team may include specialists in:
After the initial assessment, our team may recommend ongoing support. Treatment plans may include:
The Feeding Clinic offers assessments and treatments for behavioral- or sensory-based feeding issues. The goal of treatment is for children to eat enough food while experiencing less distress around mealtimes.
For an initial assessment at the Feeding Clinic:
If your child could benefit from ongoing treatment, our occupational therapist works with your family for three to six months. Depending on your child’s needs, treatment may involve: