The experience of having a child evaluated for a developmental concern may feel overwhelming, but the assessment can provide guidance.
Dr. Joseph Donnelly
“A most important initial step to understanding your child is by obtaining the best comprehensive evaluation, identifying the child’s strengths and weaknesses, having questions answered, and developing a plan for intervention,” says Dr. Donnelly, pediatric neurologist at CHOC and UC Irvine. “Parents and families need help and hope. They need to believe their child will improve and has a chance for a meaningful life. They can get help by contacting The Center for Autism
& Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Santa Ana.”
Autism Spectrum Disorder remains a mysterious but prevalent disorder that now is believed to affect one in 88 children and one in 54 boys in the United States. It’s also the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the country. There is no medical detection or cure for autism. However, learning as much as possible about the […]