Helping Your Adolescent with Asperger’s Syndrome

2 – Have your child evaluated by someone who specializes in ASD – It’s not uncommon to have a team of professionals treating your child.  These professionals may include:

Mental health professionals:

  • Psychologist
  • Psychiatrist

Other healthcare professionals:

  • Developmental Pediatrician
  • Pediatric or Child Neurologist

The evaluation process will determine whether the signs you’ve been noticing are related to Asperger’s Syndrome, warranting a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.  The evaluation process may include any or all of the following:

  • Psychological assessment
  • Communication assessment
  • Neuropsychological evaluation
  • Psychiatric evaluation

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