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20 Fast Facts About Autism

8. Autism can be diagnosed by developmental pediatricians, pediatricians, neurologists, and psychologists

Some of the most common diagnostic assessments for autism include CARS (Childhood Autism Rating Scale), M-CHAT (Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers), ASQ (Ages and Stages Questionnaire) and ADO-2 (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule – 2nd edition). These assessments have allowed health experts to properly diagnose individuals with autism and to recommend individualized treatment based on their needs.