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Which do I need for a special ED student evaluation? Developmental psychologist, neurodevelopmental pediatrician or occupational therapy?
Depends on question: Special ed students have many types of problems, and the type of testing needed depends on the areas of concern. They can includ speech and language, occupational therapy, phsycial therapy, psycholgoy, neuropsychology, and educational psychology, among others. Schools are mandated to work with parents to determine what evauations are needed and what steps are required to help students advance. ...Read more
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Of board certified sleep specialists, is it better to see a neurologist, pulmonologist, primary care, etc for narcolepsy?
The best one to see: is the practitioner who has the best reputation and the relevant experience. If you go to one and you don't like him/her/it, find someone else. ...Read more
For suspected autistic spectrum disorder (HFA) in a 3 yr, which professional is better to see for evaluation - psychiatrist, psychologist or therapist?
Problems with special education teacher and program. Help please. We have few options for our child with autism?
Too little info: I sympathize, but your question is so general, it is impossible to offer a specific answer. If you think the problem truly is the teacher, speak to the principal or special educataion counselor at the school. You can request a new iep at any time, which may include looking at private school options if child not recieving adequate care. If needed, seek a lawyer specializing in this area. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Pediatrician first: Even if your pediatrician doesn't treat adhd they can almost certainly give you some sugestions about who to see. There's also a great website called psychology today with a search engine to look for therapists of all kinds with all kinds of specialties. You can search by distance, insurance, type of therapy, age group, etc. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
If I want a proper dx process for suspected ADD dx, should I go to psychologist, psychiatrist or neuropsych? What are pros/cons of each specialty?
Neuropsychologist: Neuropsychologists, in my opinion are best equipped to make an ADD diagnosis because of all the testing that takes place. However, they cannot provide meds or therapy. Psychiatrists can provide meds, but do not usually provide therapy and do not do comprehensive testing as do neuropsychologists. Psychologists can provide good therapy, but cannot usually do in-depth testing or provide meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can we find another doctor who knows something about kids? Preferably a specialist in pediatric neurology?
What are the adventages, if any, for bringing in a developmental-behavioral pediatrician specialist into a child's iep team?
If a licensed counsellor conducts ADHD diagnosis, will that carry weight with an md? Or should I find a clinical psych?
As a psychiatrist - : Whether the diagnosis is coming from another psychiatrist, a psychologist, a licensed counselor, etc. - i want to see the documentation that shows how the diagnosis was made. Psychiatric medications can be life saving but can also have potential significant side effects. I am responsible for any medications i write - i owe it to the patient to ensure that the diagnosis is accurate ; we are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I go about finding a developmental pediatrician for my child with some autistic spectrum issues?
I would like to talk or video chat with a gastroenterologist please.....I need a specialist in this field.
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Psychologytoday.com: http://therapists.psychologytoday.com provides a good directory to begin your search. Ask your doctor though and he or she may have great local recommendations! ...Read more
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