Autism Awareness Month | The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Facts About Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

One in 88 children in the United States has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including 1 in 54 boys. That makes autism the fastest-growing developmental disability in this country.

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Autism spectrum disorder care at CHOP

Watch this video to learn about ASD research at CHOP and advanced care for children with autism spectrum disorder. Find out how you can help your child's healthcare team prepare for your child's visit, and what to bring to your child's appointment.


Find more information on how to prepare for a sedation or general hospital visit for children with special needs.

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Huddle Up for Autism

Our 4th annual Huddle Up for Autism, sponsored by the Philadelphia Eagles, brought families living with autism a day of fun, education and awareness.

Autism Workshops and Community Events

Join CHOP experts at various workshops and community events to learn more about our services, promising interventions and research opportunities. Learn more»