Autism Assessment

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopment condition characterised by difficulties in social communication and by engagement in restricted, repetitive patterns of behaviour, interest, or activities. Our current practitioner conducting ASD assessment, Sandra Day, is a certified autism assessor (GradCertAutDiag) and collaborates with your assessment team. She prefers a multidisciplinary team (MDT) established prior to the psychological ASD Assessment. 

In WA, ASD Assessment requires a multidisciplinary team (MDT), as below: 

  • For children under 12 years – ASD assessment is required by a psychologist a speech pathologist with specialist training, and a paediatrician or child psychiatrist. 
  • Children over 12 years – ASD Assessment is required by an MDT of two specialists, typically a psychologist, and a paediatrician or child psychiatrist. 
  • Adults – ASD Assessment does to strictly require an MDT, and psychological ASD Assessment can be completed in isolation, however, psychiatric ASD Assessment is recommended when mental health considerations are present. 

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