Tagged Autism Spectrum Disorder


CARD Assessment

This last week we got the opportunity to sit in on one of the practice sessions that the center does with it’s therapists! What an awesome experience! Do you want to get your child tested, or perhaps re-tested? Or do you want to come and see our new facility and meet the staff? Let us know!!

CARD Autism Assessment Center Opening – Woodland Hills, CA

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) is proud to present our BRAND NEW Assessment Center located in Woodland Hills, CA! At CARD we specialize in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA Therapy) to treat children with Autism Spectrum Disorders as well as other related disorders.

The New DSM-5

Earlier this month, the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was released. This has been highly anticipated by the autism community because the diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder has been changed. Many autism community members – especially those whose children are diagnosed with Asperger syndrome – have expressed concerns about whether their children could lose their diagnosis and, consequently, lose access to treatment.

CARD Opens State-of-the-Art Assessment Center in Woodland Hills, Open House on May 22

We are proud to announce the opening of our new Woodland Hills Assessment Center. The center will provide assessments and consultations for children, adolescents, and young adults with a variety of disorders. The Open House will be held on Wednesday, May 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 6330 Variel Ave., Suite 102 in Woodland Hills. It will provide families and professionals with an opportunity to meet one-on-one with the assessment team and tour the facility.


The only hands quiet at the Minetta Lane Theatre are those depicted in the picture above. When the curtain fell at the off-Broadway show Fallling, the audience erupted in resounding applause. Falling is a new play that depicts the challenges faced in one ordinary night for a family with Autism. Playwright and mother of a child with Autism Deana Jent says, “It’s not just a play written to educate people about autism, it’s about asking questions, loving someone who’s hard to love and trying to get through like.”