Dr. Larry Gray, medical director of Erikson Institute's Center for Children and Families, discusses the rise in Autism Spectrum Disorder cases, the criteria for diagnosis, and effective treatments.
Dr. Larry Gray is a board-certified general pediatrician with sub-specialty certification in developmental and behavioral pediatrics. As the medical director of Erikson's Center for Children and Families, he consults with clinical staff and leads a strong interdisciplinary team in providing comprehensive developmental diagnostic evaluations for children birth to age three. He also serves as medical director for the Fussy Baby Network.
He is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Chicago Medical Center, where his clinical practice and research focus on the behavioral and developmental issues of infants and young children with a special emphasis on temperament and the impact of early stress. He also heads the International Adoption Clinic at the University of Chicago Department of Pediatrics.