When children, adolescents, and adults with autism spectrum disorder need to be hospitalized, it may be best for them to be admitted to a hospital or residential treatment facility that specializes in helping persons with autism spectrum disorder. Here are some such hospitals and residential treatment facilities that have been recommended to us by experienced colleagues.
Disclaimer: We do not have any financial or other relationship whatsoever with any of these facilities and have not personally verified the quality of the treatment provided there. So, these facilities are listed on this page for general information only. Their inclusion here should not be taken to imply any endorsement or recommendation. Also, they are listed here in no particular order. Before referring any of their patients to these or any other facilities, clinicians must carefully look into them and determine which facility might be best for a particular patient.
Kennedy Kriger Institute: Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Located in Baltimore, Maryland (USA)
Sheppard Pratt: Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Unit
Located in Baltimore, Maryland (USA). For adult patients only.
Spring Harbor Hospital: Developmental disorders inpatient unit
Located in Westbrook, Maine (USA)
Autism Society Central Virginia
Multiple locations in the central Virginia region for residential treatment.
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