Clinical Care

Providing “whole care” for the “whole child”

The Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network serves as base for the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P). The AIR-P includes a network of dedicated doctors, nurses, and specialized health care professionals who understand autism spectrum disorders. The network model of care promotes treating the whole child over time through a family-centered, comprehensive, and multidisciplinary approach. .

Improving Care

Improving the health and healthcare for children and young adults with autism

We are dedicated to finding better ways to manage the health of children and adolescents with autism. The ATN/AIR-P is devoted to improving the quality and availability of medical care for children and adolescents with ASD. Working together to develop uniform approaches for diagnosing and treating ASD and associated conditions.

Research

Learning and searching for better ways to treat the whole person with autism. Innovative research to develop effective treatments

The ATN/AIR-P conducts clinical research projects on the medical conditions that often accompany ASD. This research is aimed at having an impact on the health of children with autism by answering questions that have long concerned clinicians and families.

Guidelines and Tools

Sharing what we know to optimize care for families and professionals

The ATN/AIR-P provides the latest information about effective care of the whole person with autism. The network’s expert clinicians and researchers work together along with families to develop and disseminate tool kits filled with resources and tips for families and professionals to use in the everyday care, treatment and support of individuals with autism.

  • Clinical Care

    Providing “whole care” for the “whole child”

  • Improving Care

    Improving the health and healthcare for children and young adults with autism

  • Research

    Learning and searching for better ways to treat the whole person with autism.

  • Guidelines and Tools

    Sharing what we know to optimize care for families and professionals

NEW RELEASES!  AIR-P Research RFAs:  ATN AIR-14-06 and ATN-AIR-14-07!

Announcing the releases of the 6th AIR-P Network research RFA, ATN-AIR-14-06 "AIR-P Network: Secondary Data Analysis of the AS ATN Registry" and 7th AIR-P Network research RFA, ATN-AIR-14-07 "AIR-P Network: Innovative Pilot Proposals."

Did you know that the AS ATN/AIR-P has a great library of tool kits for parents and providers?

Professional's Guide to Pica

  Separate guides for parents and professionals to help better understand pica, its signs, symptoms and ways to treat and prevent it. More...

 

Find an AS ATN/AIR-P Site Near You

With 14 centers across the United States and Canada, the AS ATN/AIR-P provides families a family-centered care experience for providing coordinated, comprehensive care for their child with an autism spectrum disorder.

Meet our AS ATN/AIR-P Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles