RI-CART RI Consortium for Autism Research & Treatment

Bradley Hospital
1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway
East Providence, RI 02915
Phone: 401-432-1200
Email: RICART@Lifespan.org
Eligibility: Children and adults
Services Provided: Please note that RI-CART does not make formal diagnoses. However, participants can request a summary of the results from the ADOS assessment to share with their physicians, schools and other providers.

When you participate you’ll receive:

• The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) — the “gold standard” autism assessment.

• A one-on-one call with a parent resource specialist from The Autism Project, a Rhode Island support organization, to help answer questions and learn about local resources.

• Our resource guide that helps individuals and families of children with ASD navigate the medical, educational, and transitional supports available throughout the state.

• Regular updates from RI-CART on upcoming studies and programs in which you can participate, as well as information on findings, resources and interventions from leading autism groups nationwide
Provider Profiles: We are working to improve the lives of Rhode Islanders with autism spectrum disorder and related neurodevelopmental disorders by promoting collaborative, cutting-edge research, improving health care and support services, and providing data-driven education and advocacy. We’re a community of families and individuals, researchers, clinicians, educators, and local agencies focused on both today’s and future generations.

We’re accelerating and advancing research and building a community of support. By connecting and coming together as a community, we are able to help advance science while at the same time bringing a new voice to the thousands of Rhode Islanders affected by ASD.

The need is real. There are enough people with ASD and related disorders in Rhode Island to fill the PawSox’s McCoy Stadium. That’s some 10,000 people.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/30/2018