Practical Tips

  • What to Do at the AssessmentFinally, 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
  • 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