2yr old Concerns of Autism?

Our pediatrician is concerned about our 2yr old’s behavior. She suspects he is falling under the autism spectrum. The reason why she suspects this is because he doesn’t like going to the doctor’s office and he cries and yells when we are in the room when she approaches him with her stethoscope and to check his ears... show more Our pediatrician is concerned about our 2yr old’s behavior. She suspects he is falling under the autism spectrum. The reason why she suspects this is because he doesn’t like going to the doctor’s office and he cries and yells when we are in the room when she approaches him with her stethoscope and to check his ears etc.. she tries to calm him down by showing him the stethoscope but he usually doesn’t even want to see it. We have been referred to get him checked out. My questions come in after being his mother, knowing him very well, he speaks in two-three word sentences. He knows his colors, shapes, all the names of safari animals, barn animals etc He knows how to spell certain words, he knows how to count to 20, knows his alphabet and says silly things like “oh man” repeats everything we say, plays with brother and sister even though they’re older than him (12yrs old and 14yrs old)etc.. so why would she think he is falling under the autism spectrum because he’s scared of being at the doctors?
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