The mission of the CSUF Center for Autism is to improve the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families through research, teaching, clinical service, and community involvement.
The Center is comprised of two related cores, the Education Core and the Applied Developmental Core. Please see below for information about each Core and related activities
Housed in the College of Education, the mission of the Education Core is to equip teacher candidates in utilizing evidence-based supports for learners with ASD across the life-span.
Housed in the College of Health & Human Development, the Applied Developmental Core is focused on understanding developmental processes in autism and promoting competence and wellbeing in children with ASD and their families.