Not every developmental difference is a disorder, but if your instincts are telling you that something is wrong - that something about your child is quite different from other children or that something essential about your child has changed or become increasingly troubling - then your instincts may be right.
Could it Be Autism? provides vital information so you can recognize the red flags of developmental delays and begin treatment based on those first signs.
Nancy D. Wiseman is the mother of a child diagnosed with autism. She knows firsthand how difficult it is to unravel complex issues, find the right treatment for children, and learn what questions to ask, how to persist, and where to go for answers.