Developmental Surveillance and Screening
Dr. Laroque, chief of general pediatrics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, describes the process of developmental surveillance and how it compares to developmental screening. She emphasizes the importance of monitoring a child's strengths and weaknesses as well as using validated tools to screen for childhood disorders, such as autism.
"Parents have one complaint of their doctors; often is that they haven't been given the opportunity to actually say what they're concerned about..."
— Danielle Laraque, MD