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Outside Of California,Who Does A Parent/caregiver Contact To Get Their Child Assessed For Autism?

Outside Of California,Who Does A Parent/caregiver Contact To Get Their Child Assessed For Autism?

In California, there are 21 Regional Centers that service counties throughout the state.
If a parent/caregiver suspects their child may have autism and would like to get their child tested, they are able to contact their nearest regional center. If the information collected supports a medical assessment by a clinical psychologist, one is arranged, and diagnosis is given by the end of the assessment free of… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

In NY if you suspect your child has a developmental delay you can actually dial 311 and you will be connected to the proper state agency , to initiate the evaluation process.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Most states have particular doctors that do this through their practices. They are behavioral psychologists doctors or psychiatrists. Call your area's Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (BHDS) to get the list of doctors practices that specialize in autism testing.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

In Florida, the doctor recommended the agency to do the initial testing. It wasn't a regional center, but through the state I believe. We moved to California shortly after his initial diagnosis, so we able to utilize the regional centers. I'd suggest asking your doctor.....

posted about 1 year ago
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