Autism News and Resources

Calendar of Events

This calendar contains certain events that are not created by, sponsored by, or otherwise affiliated with CHOC Children’s. These events are highlighted in green. Although these events are intended to provide information that is consistent with the mission and values of CHOC Children’s and the Thompson Autism Center, CHOC Children’s does not guarantee the accuracy or effectiveness of these events and CHOC Children’s is not liable for any occurrence or outcome that may result during or after your participation in these events.



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Homeward Bound: CHOC Children’s Thompson Autism Center

From Healthcare Design – CHOC wanted to design a centralized facility to raise awareness, support, interventions, assessment, therapy, education and research for children and families affected by ASD.

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CHOC Children’s Celebrates Completion of Thompson Autism Center

New center expands the region’s capacity to serve children with autism spectrum disorders and other neurodevelopmental conditions.

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Children’s Hospital of Orange County to open new autism center

From The Daily Pilot – A new $9.5-million autism center at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County will use a holistic approach to help children and young adults with autism and other developmental disorders.

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Children’s Hospital of Orange County to open one-of-a-kind Thompson Autism Center

From ABC7 – Children's Hospital of Orange County is preparing to open a one-of-a kind autism center that provides multiple resources and support services under one roof.

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CHOC’s new Thompson Autism Center is ready to open

From The Orange County Register – A new $9.5 million autism center at CHOC Children’s will allow kids easily unsettled by new places to remain in its familiar, calming environment while their doctors come to them.

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CHOC Children’s and Thompson Foundation Announce New Autism Center

The Thompson Autism Center at CHOC Children’s will be devoted to evaluating children as early as possible to promote better outcomes; engaging children whose behaviors diminish quality of life for them and their families; and establishing a long-term support system for children with complex care needs