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assessments for autism spectrum disorders? which places in the u.s. don't over-diagnose or under-diagnose?

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Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
See below.: If there are concerns regarding any developmental issue, first stop is at the pediatrician's for a full exam and history (including development). If the pediatrician agrees with your concern, the next step is with either a pediatric neurologist or developmental-behavioral specialist for further evaluation and management. As long as a complete eveluation is done, there's no need to travel elsewhere.
Answered on Mar 7, 2016
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
See sdbp.org for board-certified Developmental/Behavioral Pediatricians in your area & seek a board-certified child neuropsychologist.
Nov 18, 2012
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
See sdbp.org for board-certified Developmental/Behavioral Pediatricians in your area & seek a board-certified child neuropsychologist.
Nov 18, 2012

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