Gabe Page is 4½ and was diagnosed with mild autism at age 2. His mom, Debbie, said that his early diagnosis has made a huge difference in how well he's doing now.
"Early intervention gave him a chance at having normal relationships and a normal life," she said.
But in Gabe's case, it took a pediatrician who saw the warning signs of autism — the kind of early catch the American Academy of Pediatrics said should be the rule everywhere.
America's pediatricians now suggest that every child...Full Story