Developmental pediatrician - Treats health problems of children with developmental delays.
Child psychiatrist - A medical doctor who may be involved in the initial diagnosis, can prescribe medication, and provide help in behavior, emotional adjustment, and social relationships.
Clinical psychologist - Specializes in understanding the nature and impact of developmental disabilities including autism spectrum disorders. Performs psychological and assessment tests.
Occupational therapist - Focuses on practical, self help skills that will aid in daily living.
Physical therapist - Helps to improve the use of bones, muscles, joints, and nerves to develop muscle strength, coordination, and motor skills.
Speech/language therapist - Involved in the improvement of communication skills.
Social Worker - May provide counseling services or act as case manager helping to arrange services.
Have you worked with an autistic child? What was your experience?