Autism Spectrum Disorders Program

The multidisciplinary Autism Spectrum Disorders Program offers diagnostic services for children of all ages with suspected autism spectrum disorders.

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Our team

Our team has extensive experience with diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. The director of our clinic is Dr. Lara Stern, Psychiatrist. Our administrative staff members include Laura Fernandez, Clinical Coordinator, and Natasha Cruijff, Administrative Agent. Our program psychologists include Dr. Rebecca Simon and Dr. Julie Scorah. Our team also includes professionals from Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, and Occupational Therapy. The Psychopharmacology Clinic within the ASD Program is overseen by Dr. T. Emmett Francoeur, Developmental Pediatrician, and coordinated by Jennifer Frei. The program has longstanding research collaborations, overseen by Dr. Mayada Elsabbagh, Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at McGill University.

Programs and services

The multidisciplinary Autism Spectrum Disorders Program offers diagnostic services for children of all ages with suspected autism spectrum disorders. It includes a pre-school clinic, and a school-age and adolescent clinic. A psychopharmacological consultation service is also available.

Conditions and treatments

The program offers patients with a suspected or diagnosed autism spectrum disorder  diagnostic psychopharmacological consultation services.

Conditions and illnesses

Questions about an already scheduled appointment:

Room A 03.3138

Tel: 514-412-4400 ext. 23099

Refer a patient 

The Autism Spectrums Disorders Program is part of Brain Development & Behavior. New referrals must be processed via the Central Intake Service.

Please follow the instructions for referral on the Central Intake webpage and send it by:

  • Fax: (514) 412-4136
  • Email: bdbci@muhc.mcgill.ca