All About the Autism Inpatient Unit

All About the Autism Inpatient Unit

Here you’ll find everything you need to know before admission to our autism inpatient unit. This video series includes interviews with parents, physicians and hospital staff to help you and your family understand your child’s experience in our inpatient unit.

Parent Perspective

Hear directly from mom about her and her daughter’s experience in the inpatient unit.

Referral to Admission

It is our goal to create a positive, compassionate, and seamless transition for you and your child. We are here to support you every step of the way.

Behavior Plans and Safety

Treatment begins with an individualized plan designed specifically for your child’s neurodiverse needs. The behavior plan addresses specific behavioral, medical, and emotional needs to improve your child’s safety and stability.

A Day on the Unit

Everything from the daily schedule to the facility, is designed specifically for children on the autism spectrum. As soon as your child enters through the doors of our inpatient unit, they are immediately introduced into the daily structure.

Getting Medications Right

Medications are a key part of your child’s treatment plan. Our prescribing physicians are experts in how medications interact with autism spectrum disorder.

Caregiver Training

You are an important member of the treatment team. Intensive parent training assists caregivers in practicing behavior management in the safety of our unit. Learn more about the caregiver training commitment.

Hospital Resources

Medications and Autism

Check out this episode of Atypical Parenting; The Podcast for People Who Love Someone With Autism with Dawn Tree, NPP entitled Psychotropic Medications and Autism with Dr.Sabooh Mubbashar.

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