Next Steps

 

Do you think you know someone that may have Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD)?

 

Here is all the information you need to know in order to help them take the appropriate next steps...

 

Diagnostic Checklist

The Modified Checklist of Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT) is a list of informative questions about your child. The answers can indicate whether he or she should be further evaluated by a specialist such as a developmental pediatrician, neurologist, psychiatrist or psychologist.

Click here:  https://www.m-chat.org/mchat.php

 

The Autism Spectrum Quotient test:

http://aq.server8.org/

 

Choosing a doctor:

http://patients.about.com/od/yourdiagnosis/a/doctorright.htm

 

Co-existing Disorders:

Autism spectrum disorders can co-exist with other mental health conditions such as:

 

-ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)

-ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

-Anxiety Disorder

-Depression

-Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

-Sleep disorders

-Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)



Asperger’s Test

http://aspergersquiz.com/