Was There More We Could Have Done? …. and Other Questions That Linger
By: Howard Termo, PEAS Parent Support
It takes courage for parents to act on their worries about their young child’s development. Seeking an assessment might disappoint family members or appear to disregard a doctor’s opinion. In the face of reassurances from friends and family, parents sometimes doubt what their instincts are telling them. But expressions of compassion such as, “He’s just a boy” or “My child didn’t talk until she was 4” eventually become small consolations to a worried parent.
When parents forge ahead with assessment they do so knowing […]