Search for a Diagnosis and the Importance of Early Intervention

Video Summary

The mom of Ryan talks about her search for a diagnosis, and how comparing Ryan to his older sibling, Maren, helped in catching his diagnosis(ASD), and getting him early intervention. She discusses Ryan's many improvements through therapy and how her experiences learning the milestones and getting early intervention services have also helped her support her younger son, Liam, who has some developmental delays, but not autism.

"I knew from my daughter (how) to gauge each child on their milestones... "
— Mom of Maren, Liam, and Ryan


    • Aggression
    • Biting
    • Pinching
    • Autism-General Information
    • hearing testing
    • Early Intervention (EI)
    • pediatrician's role
    • surveillance of children 0-3
    • speech delays
    • Family Life
    • search for diagnosis
    • siblings
    • impact of diagnosis
    • raising children with autism
    • parenting
    • daily living issues
    • General Behaviors
    • tantrums
    • Milestones
    • talking
    • Nonverbal Behaviors Used in Social Interaction
    • lack of eye contact
    • Restricted
    • Repetitive Motor Behaviors
    • Social Interaction
    • lack of spontaneous affection
    • engagement
    • Therapies
    • working with autism
    • Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
    • Speech Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Verbal Communicative Skills
    • expressive language
    • lack of expressive language
    • vocal expressiveness

Sign in to your account


Forgot Your Password?

Not a problem. Simply enter your email address and we will issue a new password.