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Catching the Early Signs of Autism

As a parent, you truly know your child best. It’s never too early to have a developmental screening to make sure they are on the right track.

Each parent needs their children to be solid and on target to meet their formative goals. If you notice that your child isn’t reaching these milestones, we recommend having them take developmental screening. Diagnosing autism early has an immensely positive effect on your child. Whether it is found sooner or later, working with an accomplished specialist can mitigate a few qualities of the disorder and help children with autism flourish.

Tracking Development

Your pediatrician is your child’s best resource, yet there’s a great deal that they can’t find in a short 15-minute visit. As a parent, you truly know your child best. If you notice any odd social idiosyncrasies or absence of practices that other children of a similar age have, you should reference it to your pediatrician during your visits. Monitor if your child is hitting significant developmental social and psychological milestones by a certain age and bring it up to your pediatrician. A few children are slower in areas than others, so requiring a significant stretch of time to walk and talk may not really be an indication of autism. Be that as it may if your child isn’t hitting formative achievements at all, bring your concerns to your pediatrician right away. The sooner a diagnosis can be made, the better potential for success your child has to have the symptoms of autism decreased.

Don’t Delay

A few specialists may endeavor to mitigate concerned parents by instructing them to wait for their child to grow out of it. When a child has a formative delay, it’s not a good idea to just wait and see. Whether it is autism or not, children don’t typically grow out of developmental problems independently. Timing is crucial for small children with autism, as the brain’s versatility is ideal for learning conduct at an early age. It’s critical to benefit from the mind’s time for early learning. If your child is experiencing difficulty building up the abilities they ought to have at their age, focused treatment will help encourage getting your child on the track again to meet their developmental goals.

Second Opinion

A few specialists will treat formative delays genuinely and play out a careful assessment for autism. On the off chance that you can’t help contradicting your doctor’s finding, regardless of whether it is a positive or negative one, don’t hesitate to request a second opinion. At The Connections Therapy Center, our exceptionally prepared experts perform precise second opinion assessments and screenings. An expert is more equipped to detect the inconspicuous indications of autism. You are your child’s best supporter, so if you are concerned, it’s ideal to seek the help they need diligently.

The Connections Therapy Center

The Connections Therapy Center serves families of children and adolescents with disabilities and special needs. We are a team of experts in the fields of pediatric speech, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, and behavioral sciences. As a team, we offer intensive hands-on therapy for children and adolescents, as well as informative and useful resources for families. If you are interested in learning more about what we can do to help your family, visit us online or give us a call at (301) 577-4333. Want to get more information on how to help your child thrive? Follow us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn, and Pinterest.

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  • 4451 Parliament Place, Suite A
    Lanham, MD 20706
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Connections Therapy Center
4451 Parliament Place, Suite A Lanham, Maryland 20706
Phone: 301-577-4333