Address: 11600 Indian Hills Road
| Mission Hills, CA
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About Janet Charlene Ching, MD
Janet Ching, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician. Dr. Ching earned her undergraduate degree in psychology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio. She completed her pediatrics internship and residency at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. Prior to joining HealthCare Partners, Dr. Ching practiced pediatrics in Houston, Texas. When not working, Dr. Ching enjoys piano, violin, tennis, swimming, hiking, biking and traveling.
Dr. Ching Janet is a great pediatrician she takes her time explaining things well you dont feel rushed they take their time with their patients. The...
07 May 2017
Both my kids have been seeing Dr Ching since birth. We love her. She is kind understanding thorough. My son is 5 and has conversations with her during his...
14 May 2013
Frequently Asked Questions
Your pediatrician might be able to administer screenings, but most general doctors are not trained to formally diagnose autism. They might refer you to a qualified diagnostic clinician which include:
Your experience might look different depending on the type of clinician you choose. Many families prefer working with developmental pediatricians. Others might work with a psychiatrist or another specialist to get a different perspective.
A formal ASD diagnosis, or a medical diagnosis, helps you get the support your family needs, especially within the context of accessing medically necessary therapies and services.
Insurance Coverage for Therapies: Medically necessary therapies for ASD are often covered by insurance including, but not limited to, speech therapy, ABA therapy, and occupational therapy.
Financial Support: A diagnosis is required when applying for social security or disability benefits.
Plan for Care: A diagnosis helps identify your child’s support needs. For example, your child might need to develop social communication and self-regulation skills.
Future Research: The more data we gather through evaluations, the more we can improve services for autistic children and adults.