Autism Services at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

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

Services Overview

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) Clinical Training

The standard instrument for assessing autism spectrum disorders across age, developmental level, and language skills.

Clinical and Diagnostic Evaluation

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

Community Engagement Initiative

Initiative to create understanding and awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) across the community by educating families and developing collaborative partnerships with education and arts programs.

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.

Visual Supports for Medical Professionals

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

Learn More

For live workshop and online learning questions please email
For all other inquiries call (615) 322-7565 or email