Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Legal Implications of ASD and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Andrea Lollini, PhD
Marie Curie Global Fellow
UC Hastings College of the Law

Associate Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law
University of Bologna (Italy)

Janet B. Miller, PhD, JD
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Clinical Psychologist, UCSF STAR Clinic
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


Remote live streaming locations:

  • Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland - OPC Boardroom
  • ZSFG - Building 5, Room 7M30


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Understand some of the legal and judicial challenges posed by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Review possible causes and implications of the dramatic rise in litigation related to neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Learn about the vulnerabilities that individuals with ASD face in the legal and criminal justice system


Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

LP-190 Auditorium
401 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143

Event Type

Grand Rounds, Lecture/Seminar, Academic


School of Medicine


Students, Postdocs, Faculty






Department of Psychiatry

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