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

Doctors Should Question Parents About Red Flags They Observe

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Caryn, the mother of two children with ASD, implores doctors to raise concerns to parents as soon as they detect any red flags about a child's development. She also advises doctors to carefully question a parent about their child's behavior, as parents may not fully understand the early signs of ASD or fear disclosing their concenrs.

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