Examination by a Developmental Pediatrician for an Autism Diagnosis Pt 5

Video Summary

In Part 5, Dr. Adesman shares the outcome of his physical and developmental exam of Ethan and Evan with their parents, Raquel and Anthony. Dr. Adesman goes over the diagnostic criteria for autism, shares his impressions with the parents and discusses some differences between autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD NOS). He also discusses next steps with Raquel and Anthony in terms of intervention and genetic testing.

"One of the jobs that physcians can and should do is support families in their request for services."
— Andrew Adesman, MD

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