Diagnosis of Autism
- Psychological tests
- IQ tests
- Medical tests to investigate other related conditions. These tests may include the following:
Blood and Urine Tests
DNA and Chromosome Testing
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
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- Reviewer: Kari Kassir, MD
- Review Date: 03/2014 -
- Update Date: 05/06/2014 -
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