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Local Diagnostic Services for Autism – Available by appointment on Fridays

BCBS Institute for Health and Human Services
400 University Hall Drive, Boone, NC 28608

The Institute of Health and Human Services at Appalachian State University has partnered with UNC TEACCH Autism Program to provide interdisciplinary diagnostic services for autism in Watauga County.

To schedule an assessment, contact Gary McCullough, Director of the BCBS-NC Institute for Health and Human Services, at (828) 262-7675 or

To be connected with a local parent navigator or for additional support, contact Parent to Parent Family Support Network of the High Country at (828) 262-6089 or

This partnership is supported by the Innovative Approaches initiative of Watauga County. Innovative Approaches is a family driven initiative aimed to improve systems changes for families of children with special health care needs. Innovative Approaches is funded by the NC Division of Public Health.

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