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Who do you go to see if you you have possible autism spectrum disorder?
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Dr. Scott McLean
Clinical Genetics
7 doctors agree
In brief: Your regular doctor
Your regular, primary care physician, such as your family medicine doctor, your pediatrician, your adolescent medicine doctor, or your internist, is the best place to begin.
She will be able to begin the evaluation process, answer many of your questions, decide if you need to see specialist such as a developmental pediatrician, a geneticist, a neurologist, a psychiatrist, or a team of experts.

In brief: Your regular doctor
Your regular, primary care physician, such as your family medicine doctor, your pediatrician, your adolescent medicine doctor, or your internist, is the best place to begin.
She will be able to begin the evaluation process, answer many of your questions, decide if you need to see specialist such as a developmental pediatrician, a geneticist, a neurologist, a psychiatrist, or a team of experts.
Dr. Scott McLean
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine
In brief: A Dr with Experience
Many specialties deal with this area.
Some pediatricians, some psychiatrists, some family doctor, but some drs don't deal with this at all. A new professional group called maps (medical academy of pediatric special needs) focuses on this problem. . Talk to other parents who have children on the spectrum and find out who they have found to be helpful. Check parent support groups taca, & autism one.

In brief: A Dr with Experience
Many specialties deal with this area.
Some pediatricians, some psychiatrists, some family doctor, but some drs don't deal with this at all. A new professional group called maps (medical academy of pediatric special needs) focuses on this problem. . Talk to other parents who have children on the spectrum and find out who they have found to be helpful. Check parent support groups taca, & autism one.
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
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