Examination by a Developmental Pediatrician for an Autism Diagnosis Pt 4

Video Summary

In Part 4, we see Evan in his exam with the Dr. Adesman. As with Ethan, Dr. Adesman evaluates both Evan's physical and social development. The differences between the boys are clear, though both boys have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Adesman discusses how the findings from his exams of Ethan and Evan compared to Raquel's description of the boys at the beginning of the assessmemt.

"...certainly, the boys were pretty much as expected in the sense that they were nonverbal. They were a little bit anxious. On a positive note, both the boys sought the comfort of their mother's lap, and so that's a positive sign..."
— Andrew Adesman, MD

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