I pause for a moment and close my eyes — to center myself in this country, where I am today. I am about to walk through the door and tell the parents what my assessment has shown. I nod to the interpreter waiting behind me and knock firmly before entering the room. You see, I am the bringer of news, the bringer of new, unwanted knowledge that validates their fears, …
Post Author: Ayesha Cheema-Hasan, MD
Ayesha Cheema-Hasan is a developmental behavioral pediatrician.
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