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Crisis Services

ASERT does not offer crisis services through our Resource Center. If you or someone you love is experiencing mental health distress or thoughts of suicide please call or text 988 for support.

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CDC Screening and Diagnosis

Information regarding screening & diagnosis for autism

Autism Awareness Print. Puzzle HeartThis website from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reviews the process of how individuals are diagnosed with autism. Diagnosing autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be difficult, since there is no medical test, like a blood test, to diagnose the disorders. Doctors look at the child’s behavior and development to make a diagnosis.

Information Topics:

  • Developmental Monitoring
  • Developmental Screening
  • Developmental Diagnosis

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