BBC News “My Daughter’s Autism Diagnosis Took Six Years”

After watching this video, I felt extremely grateful to have had Oliver diagnosed so quickly. My first concerns had begun at 15 months and I was officially worried at 18 months; I had him evaluated for Early Intervention services at 18 months and had him diagnosed with ASD right before he hit 21 months. It was a very fast process because I was very persistent and made contacts with people who had the power to make changes so that he would receive an early diagnosis. While this worked out in my case, I don’t think that is always the way it works.

How long did it take to have your child diagnosed? When did you first have concerns and what steps did you take from there? I’d love to hear my followers’ timelines.

Watch the video here: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-35470703

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2 thoughts on “BBC News “My Daughter’s Autism Diagnosis Took Six Years”

  1. We started having concerns at about 18 months when he started to regress in speech. We thought it was a speech delay. Doctors told us to give him more time(uggggh)! He was finally diagnosed at 3 years old.

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