Autism isn’t always diagnosed in the preschool years. But if problems become evident after children are in the school system, it can be difficult to get a diagnosis. Here is one parent’s story of the difficulties that can come from misunderstanding the reason for a child’s struggles….
From a Family With a Recently Diagnosed Child Our daughter was diagnosed with autism in February, 2014 at the age of 30 months. It took concerned family members, speech delay (and loss) and a noticeable difference when interacting (or rather, not interacting) with her peers for us to bring our concerns to our pediatrician. Fortunately, she was seen by the […]