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Autism Diagnostic Clinic 

Appointments: (251) 410-5437

New location:
Strada Patient Care Center, Suite 1F
1601 Center Street
Mobile, AL 36604


The USA Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics operates an Autism Diagnostic Clinic on the campus of USA Children's & Women's Hospital at the Strada Patient Care Center.

The mission of this clinic is to improve the lives of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the greater Gulf Coast area through early identification and diagnosis, as well as to provide educational outreach to families, physicians, daycare centers, churches and other organizations who serve children in the community.

Autism Spectrum Disorder is characterized by impairment in social interaction and restricted/repetitive behavior.


Services include:

  • Medical Assessments -- By Developmental-Behavioral Pediatricians to evaluate health-related conditions
  • Cognitive Evaluation -- To determine current developmental level of functioning
  • Speech/Language Evaluation -- To assess communication level
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) -- To observe social skills and communication abilities during a play session
  • Assistance with Community Resources -- Upon completion of the evaluation, the staff will assist the family in obtaining appropriate community services
  • Consultation -- By affiliated specialists with expertise in autism-related conditions


To make an appointment:

The USA Autism Diagnostic Clinic sees patients with referral from a physician or other medical/educational professional.

Our referral form must be submitted by the referring professional before the child can be scheduled for a clinic visit. Please complete and FAX the form to our office.

We regret that we are no longer able to accept Mississippi Medicaid.


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