There are a variety of key characteristics in children with autism spectrum disorder.
Autism or ASD
A diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder is made by a team of specialists headed by a paediatrician.
Information is usually gathered from medical specialists, an Occupational Therapist, a Psychologist and a Speech Pathologist, together with the child’s family and teachers. This provides the most effective form of diagnosis.
Therapists at Mildura Kids Clinic have extensive experience in being part of a team approach to the diagnosis and treatment of autism.
Further information about autism spectrum disorder can be obtained from: