AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER (ASD) ASSESSMENT

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis involves several different specialists and professionals and a range of tests. A multidisciplinary team usually includes a paediatrician or child psychiatrist, a psychologist, occupational therapist (OT) and a speech pathologist.  

 

At Bright Start Speech Pathology, we use several assessment tools to gain a thorough understanding of your child’s development in order to give an informed diagnostic opinion. This is why we have several appointments with you and your child spaced over a number of weeks where we:

  • interview you

  • watch how your child plays and interacts

  • conduct a thorough communication assessment of your child’s language and social communication skills

Watch this video to gain an understanding of what happens in an autism assessment.

Contact us now to book an initial consultation.

Bright Start Speech Pathology
1300 754 079
brightstartspeechtherapy@gmail.com
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