What to Do at the Assessment

Finally, you got a doctor to make a referral and you have scheduled the first appointment to see a developmental pediatrician. The first appointment could be overwhelming. “What kind of questions do I ask?” “What would they ask me?” “What do I say?” Take a piece of paper out and start making observation of your … Read more

My Child Might Have Autism. What Do I Do?

You have secretly checked off some of the “red flags“. You gently mentioned the possibility that your child might have autism to your partner in life. He or she chuckled and said “You’re worried too much.” But you can’t shake it off your mind. What do you do? First of all, it is possible that … Read more

What is Autism?

It usually starts with a question in the back of a parent’s mind: “Why isn’t my child talking?” “Why isn’t my child interested in toys that other kids are into?” “Why is my child always crying?” With a little of luck, someone approaches and suggests to look into “autism”. By the textbook definition, it is … Read more