At the Lurie Center for Autism, our mission is to treat individuals and support their families across their lifespan. The resources and information provided here aim to address common questions and concerns about ASD with evidence-based answers that have been reviewed by credentialed professionals on our staff. Our goal is to continually update this material as new information is discovered, evidence develops, and new research is published.
Click the links below to view and download helpful guides.

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Visiting the Lurie Center:
     Lurie Center Tour – A visual tour of what to expect when you visit our Lexington location.
     Safety at the Lurie Center – Information about our Safety Team and how they support our patients.
     Autism Care Questionnaire (ACQ) – A brief survey completed by a patient or the patient’s caregiver prior to a planned or unplanned medical visit.  The ACQ addresses non-medical needs of an individual with autism when receiving medical services.  Parents/guardians are encouraged to fill out the ACQ.
     Prescription refills: How to Refill a Prescription

Visiting the Hospital:
     Social Stories - Click here to see our expansive list of social stories for medical appointments and procedures.
     Preparing for your Diagnostic Imaging Appointment (MRI)

Autism Spectrum Disorder – General Information and Tips

     Newly Diagnosed – What to Expect
     Transition and ASD (Ages 14 – 22) (add Autism Transition Resources (PDF) to this page) 
     Adults and ASD (Over Age 22)
     Restricted Interests in People with ASD
     Topics Related to ASD (for additional content and articles, please follow this link)

Lurie Center: Topics Related to Autism Spectrum Disorder
Our Lurie Center clinicians provide information on frequently discussed topics, treatments and assessments related to ASD.

Assessments
     ADI-R
     ADOS-2
     Neuropsychological Evaluation

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
     Parents Guide to Biomedical Therapies
     Dimethylglycine (DMG)
     Glutathione
     Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)
     Magnesium
     Omega-3 Fatty Acids
     Prednisone
     Vitamin B6
     Evidence-Based Research

Gastroenterology and ASD
     Healthy Bowels
     Constipation
     Healthy Bowel Movement Tips

Medicine and ASD

Neurology and ASD
     Seizure and ASD

Psychology and ASD
     Neuropsychological Evaluations

Related and Co-Occurring Conditions
     Bipolar Disorder
     Depression 
     Epilepsy
     Sensory Processing

Sexuality and ASD
     Sexuality
     Puberty

Vaccinations and ASD
     Vaccines

Other Topics
     Metabolic Testing