Contributed by Amir Miodovnik, MD
Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrician
Parents with concerns before 18 months or positive MCHAT at 18-24 months should consider a neurodevelopmental evaluation and/or an Early Intervention Program (EIP) evaluation.
6 Red Flags for Early Childhood Development:
- Will not engage with caretaker.
- Baby not responding to cooing.
- Baby not responding to hand movements.
- Not making eye contact.
- Not smiling or giggling.
- Baby on the spectrum that is very fussy.