What’s In A Label

I recently had coffee with a friend.  Her high school aged son has received many diagnoses over the years.  The question of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) remains on the table.

She asked my thoughts on pursuing a formal ASD diagnosis.

For me diagnoses, or labels, serve three main purposes.  To help me better understand what makes my kids tick, to provide others with guidance, and to secure services. Continue reading “What’s In A Label”