TABLE 1

Common Specialty and Procedure Use in Children With ASD

Comorbid ConditionsSubspecialties InvolvedPotential Medical Procedures
Gastrointestinal disordersGI/nutritionLaboratory: pH probe; stool studies
 Abdominal painRadiology: Abdominal ultrasound
 RefluxProcedures: Colonoscopy; endoscopy
 Constipation
Seizure disordersNeurologyLaboratory: EEG
Radiology: CT scan-head; MRI-brain
Sleep disordersNeurologySleep study
ADHD anxietyPsychiatry/psychologyPsychiatric evaluation
Learning disabilityPsychiatry/psychologyNeuropsychology testing; developmental testing