Understanding the role of support services and health professionals

Once a child has an ASD diagnosis they are likely to require support from a range of support services and health care professionals. This may include (but is in no way limited to):

  • Paediatrician or developmental paediatrician
  • Child Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Early Childhood Early Intervention Services (ECEI)
  • General Practitioner (GP)
  • Respite Care providers.