Health Tip: Dealing With an Autism Spectrum Disorder
(HealthDay News) -- If your child has been diagnosed with an
autism spectrum disorder, getting the right help and information
can help your child obtain appropriate care.
The U.S. National Institute of Mental Health offers these
suggestions: Keep detailed notes of all meetings, appointments and
conversations with health care professionals about your child's
condition.Contact advocacy groups or your local health department for
information about nearby support programs.Contact your pediatrician, your child's school or a local
support group to find an autism expert in your area who can help
you devise an appropriate treatment plan.
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