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Who can test me for autism?

What kind of healthcare professional/specialist could I see to be tested for autism and/or asperger's?
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replied September 22nd, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. usually Autism spectrum disorders are basically diagnosed with combined approach of a psychiatrist and a Neurologist. Pediatricians are involved is well because early toddler age and childhood is the time when this Autism is diagnosed. Many Autism criterias and checklist are available for parents over the internet to help them see the possibility of autistic behaviour. And the possibilities of Autism in their children. It should be evaluated with some baseline workup like electroelectroencephalography and psychological workup to sort out any possibility of the spectrum disorders of autism.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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Khan


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