Autism diagnosis

Are you seeking an autism diagnosis?

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Whether you’re looking for information about the diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), navigating the process of getting an autism diagnosis for your child, or exploring the steps involved in getting a diagnosis as an adult, you’ve come to the right place.

In these pages, we provide insights into the diagnostic criteria for ASD used by health care professionals, the evaluation process for children and adults, and the supports available along the way. Whether you’re a parent, caregiver or individual seeking answers, our goal is to empower you with the knowledge and resources needed to understand and navigate your diagnosis journey.

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Contact the Autism Response Team

Autism Speaks' Autism Response Team can help you with information, resources and opportunities.

Find local providers and autism services in your area with the Autism Speaks Resource Guide.

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