Antonio Y. Hardan, MD
Antonio Y. Hardan, MD, is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. He is the director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division and the Autism and Developmental Disorders Clinic at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health. Dr. Hardan has more than 20 years of experience assessing and treating children and adults with developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Dr. Hardan’s research expertise is in the neurobiology of ASD and the development of innovative treatment for individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. He served as a principal investigator on numerous projects examining the efficacy of a wide range of interventions in developmental disorders. He’s also developed two new instruments, which are the Stanford Social Dimensions Scale and the Dimensional Assessment of Restricted/Repetitive behaviors. Finally, Dr. Hardan has published more than 130 journal articles and has co-authored several book chapters in the field of developmental disorders and ASD.