Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Autism Services

The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) provides autism-specialized resources and services to families and professionals.

Vanderbilt Autism Resource Line

Experts can help connect you to the clinical, research and outreach services at Vanderbilt most appropriate to your needs.

Contact the Vanderbilt Autism Resource Line

a child at a TRIAD event


Clinical and Diagnostic Evaluation

Clinical and diagnostic evaluation services for children suspected of having autism spectrum disorders.

Early Childhood Services (Pre-K)

TRIAD’s EC workshops are designed to address the needs of early childhood pre-school providers who work directly with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Families First Monthly Workshops

Workshops designed for parents of children with autism spectrum disorders and professionals.

School-Based Consultation

School-based consultation helps school teachers and administrators develop and evaluate programs, policies and procedures regarding the proper education of students with autism.

Screening Tool for Autism in Toddlers and Young Children (STAT)

The Screening Tool for Autism in Toddlers and Young Children (STAT) is an empirically-derived, interactive measure developed to screen for autism in children between 24 and 36 months of age.

TRIAD School-Age Services (K-12)

Workshops and training programs tailored to meet the needs of school systems and professional organizations.

Vanderbilt Autism Resource Line

The central resource for autism-related services at Vanderbilt University.

Visual Supports for Medical Professionals

Download Boardmaker™ files and other visual supports created by TRIAD consultants.

See Also...

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Links

  • Tennessee Disability Pathfinder - An internet community and statewide helpline
    Phone, web, and print resources in English and Spanish to connect the Tennessee disability community with service providers. Referral services, free of cost, are provided to persons with disabilities, family members, service providers, and advocates.
  • StudyFinder
    By participating in research, sometimes free services are provided that will directly benefit you or a family member. The studies listed in this section offer services and/or compensation in return for your participation.
  • Family Outreach Center
    Disability-specific programs associated with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and other organizations at Vanderbilt provide a broad range of treatment, research, technical assistance, education, and outreach services.

Printable Materials and Resources

  • iPad Apps for Education
    A list of useful iPad based apps that we have compiled for helping children with autism spectrum disorder.