Family Stories: Parents talk about noticing that something's wrong

Sometimes the Early Warning Signs Are Hard to See

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Becky, mother of Emil, describes how she had some concerns about Emil's early development, but did not seek a formal evaluation until her mother pointed out the extent of these delays and urged her to learn more about autism. She describes how her pediatrician's ambivalence about Emil's need for further evaluation allowed her to put aside her concerns for some time.

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