Helpful Tips for the Diagnostic Process

Sunday September 15, 2019 at 8:40 AM


Helpful Tips for the Diagnostic Process

For parents who may be concerned about their child meeting developmental milestones, trying to figure out the next steps can be intimidating. Many parents might not be familiar with the process of seeking an out a diagnostic evaluation or what that entails. At Gateway, we are fortunate to have clinicians like Tyler Arban, MS, LLP who desire to support families through this process by providing valuable information that can help you know what to expect. Tyler is Gateway’s Assistant Director of Diagnostic Services and was highlighted in this month’s issue of Metro Parent for Southeast Michigan. The article is intended to provide helpful tips for families that are beginning the diagnostic journey. Tyler touches on topics such as preparing before the evaluation, how parents and other family members can get involved, what kind of documentation is helpful to bring, the length and structure of the evaluation, and steps to take after the results are finalized. Tyler has a passion for his work and would love to help you and your family along the way. If you would like to read the article in its entirety and read all of Tyler’s advice for families, you can access it through this link: Helpful Tips for An Autism Evaluation.

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