Autism Center Team

Norton Children’s Autism Center, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, provides testing and multidisciplinary treatment for children and teens with suspected or diagnosed autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Meet our multidisciplinary team of providers:

Occupational Therapists

Elizabeth Grant, OTD, OTR/L

Katherine Majot, M.S., OTR/L

Speech-Language Pathologists

Amber DeVine-Stinson, M.S., CCC-SLP

Allison Roberts, M.S., CCC-SLP

Why Choose Norton Children’s Autism Center

  • Kentucky’s only autism center offering a full range of health, educational and behavioral services in one location
  • Specialty care for conditions related to autism, such as epilepsy, gastrointestinal disorders, and genetic and neurogenetic conditions, available in one location to help families manage their child’s health care with ease
  • Outreach diagnostic and medical clinic locations available in Bowling Green, Owensboro, Paducah and Somerset, Kentucky, through a partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Office for Children With Special Health Care Needs
Autism Center

Norton Children’s Autism Center

(502) 588-0736

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