Early Warning Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Case Study III

A young child holding hands with his caregiver

After thinking over milestones, early warning signs, and what you know of Mark’s behavior, you do have concerns about Mark. You commend your cousin for picking up these issues.

Elizabeth tears up. She admits her sister thought it could be autism.

You encourage Elizabeth to take Mark to see a specialist and to contact the local early intervention program about getting services.

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