The following signs may indicate your child is at risk for an autism spectrum disorder:
– 6 months: No big smiles or other warm, joyful expressions.
– 9 months: No back-and-forth sharing of sounds, smiles, or other facial expressions
– 12 months: No babbling, no back-and-forth gestures such as pointing, showing, reaching, or waving
– 16 months: No words
– 24 months: No meaningful two-word phrases (not including imitating)
– ANY AGE: Any loss of speech, babbling, or social skills
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If your child exhibits any of these signs and symptoms of autism, or you have any questions related to your child’s development, please don’t delay in asking your pediatrician or family doctor for more information, or view our list of recommended ASD diagnosticians below.
As a national leader in the delivery of autism services, Autism Learning Partners (ALP) takes pride in serving as a resource to families and the special needs community.
We know that it can be challenging to find a specialized diagnostician who can diagnose for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Our commitment to you, however, is to point you in the right direction and help you with resources in this journey so that you can choose a provider near you and a provider who can support you with this process. As a partner in your journey, we have done the research for you!
View a list of ASD diagnosticians who we recommend in California, Colorado, North Carolina, New Mexico, New York, Texas, and Massachusetts as well as other details, such as insurance accepted, location and phone number, etc.
We encourage you to contact the diagnostician provider directly for screening and diagnostician services and verify the details directly with the diagnostician’s office. When calling, let them know you were referred by Autism Learning Partners.
Once you’re ready for additional support or need guidance with autism services, please contact Autism Learning Partners at 888-805-0759 or fill out our contact form below.