Chromosomal Analysis is an examination of a child’s chromosomes for certain markers can eliminate various hereditary conditions.
Pica is a condition in which a child may crave non-edible substances such as dirt. This can lead to lead poisoning, which affects brain development.
The Autism diagnostic guidelines have been established by The American Association of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). Doctors use the guidelines to assess behaviors that are associated with various conditions in the autism spectrum. The guidelines are designed for children who are age three years and older.
If a child experiences seizures or shows symptoms of developmental regression an EEG test is warranted.
ADOS is one of the most recognized diagnostic tools in autism. It involves a sequence of play activities and tasks administered to the child, usually with the parents present.
Constipation and inflammation of the intestines are among the common bowel diseases that are comorbid with autism disorders.
Bipolar disorder is also known as manic depressive disorder. It may have other comorbid conditions in itself.