Family Stories: Parents offer advice to parents concerned about their child's development or a diagnosis of autism

The Temptation of Putting Off An Assessment

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Becky, mother of Emil, discusses her struggle to see the signs of autism in her son. She explains how, in her case, it was helpful to rely on the expertise of her pediatrician. In general, she recommends seeking an evaluation for your child if you notice delays in more than one area regardless of the many reasons or excuses you may have to put off an assessment.

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