Assessment Centers


Commmonwealth Autism Service
Transdisciplinary Diagnostic & Assessment Clinic
Commonwealth Autism Service
3900 W. Broad Street, Building 6
Richmond, VA 23220
located on the UMFS Campus
Phone: 804-355-0300
Toll Free: 800-649-8481
Fax: 804-355-0932
children 24 months to under 7

Ashburn Psychological Services
44110 Ashburn Shopping Plaza Suite 251
Ashburn, VA 20147
Phone: 703-723-2999
Children, adolescents and adults

Bon Secours Developmental & Special Needs Pediatrics
Dr. Frazier, Developmental Pediatrician
5875 Bremo Road
MOB South, Suite 104
Richmond, VA  23226


CARD: Center For Autism and Related Disorders
6315 Backlick Rd Suite 302
Springfield, VA 22150
Phone: 703-229-0202
Children, adolescents and young adults

Chesapeake Center
The Chesapeake Center Therapy Division provides Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, and Early Childhood Special Education services, including multi-disciplinary evaluations in the child’s natural environment.  We also offer The Chesapeake Center feeding group designed for children 2-4 years old, as well as a Social Skills Group designed for children 4-15 years old.
6506 Loisdale Road, Suite 302
Springfield, VA  22150
Phone: 703-924-4100

Children's Hospital of Richmond Child Development Clinic
The VCU Child Development Clinic (CDC) is committed to providing comprehensive developmental assessments for children and youth who are suspected of having developmental delays and/or disabilities.  Our staff offers medical, psychological, social work, and educational testing to assist in making a diagnosis.
The CDC also provides screenings for the Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver.
3600 West Broad Street, Suite 229
Richmond, VA 23230
Contact: Sandra Edmonds, RN, Clinic Director
New Patients: 888-628-4240
Clinic: 804-827-2100
Under 21 years of age

Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
Developmental pediatric specialists at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters provide neurodevelopmental consultations for the evaluation, diagnosis and management of children with neurological developmental disabilities, such as developmental delays, speech/language disorders, motor disorders, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, autism, learning disorders and attention deficit disorders.
601 Children’s Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507
Phone: 757-668-7000
Dr. Frank Aiello
Phone: 757-668-9920
ages birth to 18

Curry Autism Spectrum Services (CASS)
Located within Sheila C. Johnson Center for Human Services.  CASS includes an interdisciplinary group of clinicians and researchers who conduct comprehensive assessments of children and adults to determine the presence of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Other potential issues that may be impacting an individual's functioning are also considered.
405 Emmet Street
Charlottesville, VA 22904
Assessment Intake Coordinator:  434-924-0800
children and adults
Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) Health Services
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Autism Spectrum Disorders Program for
Older Adolescents and Young Adults
Assessment and Treatment
Norfolk, VA
Phone:  757-446-5888


Dr. Norm Geller
Autism and Educational Diagnostics, LLC
Providing pschoeducational and autism assessments and
PO Box 29671
Henrico, Va. 23242
ph 804-396-3211
fax 804-967-9003
ages 4 to young adult

Georgetown Pediatric Neurology Division of Autism and Communication Disorders Clinic
The Autism and Communications Disorders Clinic provides a comprehensive interdisciplinary diagnostic evaluation of infants and young children suspected of having a Pervasive Developmental Disorder and/or a serious communication disorder. The clinic conducts evaluations addressing children's communication, social interaction, sensory motor and cognitive strengths and needs.
3800 Reservoir Road N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20007
Stephen H. Mott, M.D.
Phone: 202-444-8785
Children younger than six

Daniel A. Hardwick, Psy.D.
Abingdon Psychological Services
Pervasive Developmental Disorders
P.O. Box 1535
845 East Main Street
Abingdon, Virginia 24212
Phone:  276-676-1177


JMU Autism Center
The Inter-Professional Autism Clinic provides in-depth assessment and multi-disciplinary intervention for children ages 3-5 years old with Autism or suspected Autism.  The Clinic is staffed with a licensed occupational therapist, a licensed speech and language pathologist, and a licensed clinicial psychologist. 
For more information, contact Kathy Barret, Baird Center,
131 W. Grace Street, Room 1100
Harrisonburg, VA
Phone: 540-568-7931
3 to 5 years old

Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center
Various Developmental and Behavioral Clinics are held daily, M-F. The clinics are held at the Kluge Children’s Rehabilitation Center. The KCRC is about one mile west of the main hospital of the University Health System on US 250 West.
2270 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, Va 22903
For outpatient appointments or inpatient referrals contact the referral office at
Phone: 434-924-5272
Infants, children and teenagers

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA
Multidisciplinary Specialty Clinic (MDS)

This clinic provides initial evaluations for children of any age who present with concerns that could be indicative of an Autistic Spectrum/Pervasive Developmental Disorder.  Visit the website for appointment process.
Neurodevelopmental Pediatric Division
Naval Medical Center Portsmoth
620 John Paul Jones Circle
Portsmouth, VA 23708
Phone:  757-953-5652
Children of any age

Radford University Autism Center
P.O. Box 6961
Radford, VA 24142
Director: Diane Millar, Ph.D.
Phone: 540-831-7635
children and adults

Spectrum Psychological Services
1020 Independence Blvd., Suite 204
Virginia Beach, VA  23455
Phone: 757-640-1882
Contact: Melinda Moore, Ph.D., LCP
Phone: (804) 378-6141
children and adults

Spectrum Transformation Group
Diagnostic and Development Center
11311 Business Center Drive, Suite C
No. Chesterfield, VA 23236
Contact: Melinda Moore, Ph.D, LCP
Phone: 804-378-6141

Virginia Tech Autism Clinic
(Assessments only)
109 Williams Hall
Blacksburg VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-6581
Fax: 540-231-3652
Director: Dr. Angela Scarpa,, phone: 540-231-2615
ages 18 months to adults

VA Department of Health Child Development Services Program The Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) 
promotes the optimal health and development of Virginia's children with special health care needs by working in partnership with families, service providers, and communities.

Clinic Locations:

Frank Wickers, EdD, LPC, NCP, Director
Child Development Clinic-Southside
Public Health Center, Suite G-41
326 Taylor Drive
Danville, VA 24541
Phone: 434-797-1040
Fax: 434-791-5342

Kay Murphy, MSN, CPNP, Director
Rappahannock Area Child Development Center
10708 Ballantraye Drive, Suite 204
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Phone: 540-891-3151
Fax: 540-891-3152

Gate City
Carolyn Hubbard, LCSW, Director
Southwest Virginia Child Development Clinic
112 Beech Street, Suite 1A
Gate City, VA 24251
Phone: 276-386-3803
Fax: 276-386-2116

Penny Critzer, LCSW, Director
Shenandoah Valley Child Development Clinic
Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services
James Madison University
MSC 9011
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Phone: 540-568-6687
Fax: 540-568-3875

Gail Briceland, RN, MSN, CPNP, Director
Central Virginia Child Development Clinic
1900 Thomson Drive, P.O. Box 2279
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Phone: 434-947-2030
Fax: 434-947-2389

Allison Knight, PhD, LCP, Acting Director
Tidewater Child Development Clinic
830 Southampton Avenue, Suite 200
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-683-8770
Fax: 757-683-9211

Sandra Edmonds, RN, Nurse Coordinator
Virginia Commonwealth University Child Development Clinic
3600 West Broad Street, Suite 229
Richmond, Va  23230
Phone: (804) 827-2100
Fax: (804) 827-2102

Wanda Bowman, Manager
Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Clinic
Carilion Medical Center for Children
1030 S. Jefferson Street, SW
Suite 201
Roanoke, VA 24016
Phone: 540-224-4520
Fax: 540-224-4519

Scott Dowden, ACSW, Director
Child Development Clinic of Northwest Virginia
10 Baker Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Phone: 540-722-3484
Fax: 540-722-7515

Field Clinic Services Satellite or field clinics may be conducted on a regular or as needed basis. Contact the Child Development Clinic closest to where the patient lives to determine availability.


Commonwealth Autism Service does not endorse any individual care provider. Information on this page is for reference purposes only and is not exhaustive.