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Suspected autism iin grandson from border walking. Do I or his mother make an appointment?
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Dr. Brad Bobrin
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: The guardian
Whomever is the child's legal guardian makes the appointment.

In brief: The guardian
Whomever is the child's legal guardian makes the appointment.
Dr. Brad Bobrin
Dr. Brad Bobrin
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Mother must be there
Autism, per se, is not typically associated with delays in walking.
But, delays of any sort merit attention. Perhaps you could start by offering to go with mother and child for a visit to the pediatrician to discuss developmental milestones and other concerns you have. But the mother is the guardian & will have to be responsible for the child if there are problems, hopefully with your support.

In brief: Mother must be there
Autism, per se, is not typically associated with delays in walking.
But, delays of any sort merit attention. Perhaps you could start by offering to go with mother and child for a visit to the pediatrician to discuss developmental milestones and other concerns you have. But the mother is the guardian & will have to be responsible for the child if there are problems, hopefully with your support.
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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: His mother should.
If there are concerns regarding any developmental issue, the first stop is at his pediatrician's for a full exam and history (including development).
If the pediatrician agrees, the next step is with either a pediatric neurologist or developmental-behavioral specialist for further evaluation and management.

In brief: His mother should.
If there are concerns regarding any developmental issue, the first stop is at his pediatrician's for a full exam and history (including development).
If the pediatrician agrees, the next step is with either a pediatric neurologist or developmental-behavioral specialist for further evaluation and management.
Dr. Cindy Juster
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