ATN 2011- Arkansas

Active

Lopez, Maya

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

$513,300.00

3 years

Autism Treatment Network

Little Rock

AR

United States

2011

http://www.uams.edu

City: 
Little Rock
State/Province: 
AR
State/Province Full: 
Arkansas
Country: 
United States

The ATN is the nation's first network of hospitals and physicians dedicated to developing a model of comprehensive medical care for children and adolescents with autism. The ATN offers families care from doctors highly experienced in helping individuals with autism and providing treatment for associated conditions such as gastrointestinal and sleep disorders. ATN doctors are dedicated to finding better ways to manage the health of children with autism and sharing their increasing knowledge across the wider medical community. In particular, the ATN is dedicated to developing better ways to identify, manage and treat the physical health conditions of children with autism. And as treatments for these conditions become better defined and recognized, it is the aim of the ATN to see insurers routinely recognize the autism diagnosis and cover physical health treatment.