fREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
for bariatrics, SCS, and Autism
Does a caregiver have to be present for my ASD eval?
No. Due to autism being a neurodevelopmental disorder (meaning symptoms are present at a young age), it is preferred to have someone present who is familiar with your behaviors around ages 4-5 years old. However, modifications can be made to inform diagnosis.
Why do I need a psychological clearance?
There are several reasons medical providers request psychological clearances. A few common reasons are that your insurance requires it, they want to ensure you have adequate support, and to determine behavioral contra-indictations to surgery
For additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.