Diagnosis and Evaluations

Treatment begins with a diagnosis 

Listed below are several entities that conduct evaluations in the state of South Carolina. We sincerely apologize if others were overlooked.

Midlands Region

Autism Academy of South Carolina/Neurodevelopmental Clinic
Telephone Number: (803) 929-0011
SCDDSN Autism Division (CARE Centers)
Telephone Number: (803) 898-0319
Intake Number: (800) 289-7012
Please note that you will need to contact the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SCDDSN) to begin the intake process. This is the first step that needs to occur, so that your child may be able receive SCDDSN services. A staff with the Autism Division will assist with the diagnostic testing process (for eligibility purposes only).
Columbia Area Mental Health
Telephone Number: (803) 898-4800
Eau Claire Developmental Clinic
Telephone Number: (803)-356-7102
Midlands Psychiatry
Telephone Number: (803)-779-3548
USC Developmental Pediatrics Clinic-Child Development and Behavioral Health
Telephone Number: (803)-434-6598
USC-Psychological Services Center
Telephone Number: (803)-777-7302
**Assesses all ages, does not accept insurance: has a sliding scale fee**
Palmetto Health Special Care Center
Telephone Number: (803)-434-6155

Coastal Region

JSS Behavioral Services
Telephone Number: (843)-637-4211
Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Children’s Hospital
Telephone Number: (843)-876-0444

Piedmont Region

PRISMA Health (Provider locator number for evaluations, etc.)
Telephone Number: (844)-447-3627
PRISMA Health (Formerly Greenville Hospital System Developmental Pediatrics and Palmetto Health)
Telephone Number: (864)-454-5115
**Physician internal referral only**
Children only

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