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Is getting a diagnosis more important than getting services?

Is getting a diagnosis more important than getting services?

Published: Feb. 24, 2022Updated: Nov. 21, 2023

Kathryn Smith, RN, MN, DrPH, of the Boone Fetter Clinic and Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, says it's more important to focus on getting the services that will help your child continue to develop; the diagnosis can come later.

For more info about diagnoses and early intervention, go here.

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