Saturday, May 28, 2011

Getting early help for your child

Lessons learned from early intervention, trusting instincts, gaining clarity, and focusing on strengths...

Early Intervention
If you believe that your child is not meeting developmental milestones, talk first with your general pediatrician and ask for a referral to a developmental pediatrician. In our experience we looked to our doctor for advice, but didn't get any.

Listen to Your Instincts
I've learned first-hand that you should always trust your intuition and take action based on what's in your heart. My husband and I suspected that our daughter had autism, yet our pediatrician said